Our activities include
Participation in international and regional humanist events
undertaken by humanists, atheists and our likeminded groups and
partners. In response to this the Organization was represented
to the 18th World Humanist Congress and Leadership Training held
in Oslo, Norway from the 10th to the 11th of August, 2011.
Promote critical thinking in Gambian
communities through seminars, conferences and other educational
activities geared towards the greater acceptability of sound,
independent, and critical reasoning in The Gambia.
Promote critical and independent
reasoning, science and secular values through the provision of a
library services with rare books on all branches of science-
biology, chemistry, physics including behavioral sciences, human
rights, journalism, gay and lesbian – sexual orientation , free
thought, religious criticism , current affairs, etc.
Advocate for church and state separation
through seminars, conferences and other educational activities.
Promote science and scientific literacy
through the Science Education and Scientific Literacy Promotion
Program, which seeks to disseminate education and knowledge of the
evolution of prehistoric life including organism’s evolution and
interaction with each other and their environment (their pale
ecology) – paleontological and palaeoanthropological education to
advance greater public understanding and accessibility to knowledge
of the primordial Earth ( the deserted liquid stage of life on
Earth). On the primitive cells the little more than fluctuating
vesicles that contained primordial filaments and preformed
fundamental vital functions, including reproduction leading to life
on Earth. On the way in which millions and billions of primordial
organisms (ancient bacteria) multiplied and populated the waters of
our planet adapting and differentiating in the course of eons and on
how they acquired the ability, and led the successive selections
that developed to today’s philosopher, painter, party leader,
scientist, village chief, taxi driver, and warlord. On how the
Homo erectus strayed from Africa all over the globe
across savannahs, steppes, dry lands, forests, rivers and mountains.
Promote human rights through the Human
Rights Protection and Education Program; through advocacy,
Information, Education and Communication, protect the human rights
of individuals and groups as enshrined in national, regional and
international human rights instruments to be guided by the principle
the universality and indivisibility of human rights. Activities will
include and not limited to; the provision of human rights literacy
through education and training. The Program will also promote the
protection of the principles of good governance and provide
independent and unbiased supplementary voter education to Gambian
Advocate for the values and a greater
culture of altruism and altruistic co-existence among people in all
parts of the world.
Conduct public sensitizations through
Information, Education and Communication activities on the dangers
of beliefs in superstitions, harmful traditional practices such as
Female Genital Mutilation, ritual killing of human beings and the
killing and maltreatment of people accused of being witches,
especially old and aging women.
- Morally and financially support the activities of
other persons and groups of persons’ endeavors in combating
beliefs in superstitions, harmful traditional practice including Female
Genital Mutilation, ritual sacrifice of human beings and the
killing and maltreatment of people accused of being witches.
- Promote and protect the rights of minorities
– religious and non- religious minorities through advocacy and
- Commemoration of International Day of Free
Thought (Libre Pansee) on the 17th of February every
year. The day in 1600 in Rome when the Great Free Thinker
Giordano Bruno, age 52 was burned at the stake by the Holy
Office in the height of the Inquisition. Punished for holding
opinions about God and the cosmos contrary to the teachings of
the church. Who while burning was thrust a crucifix through the
flames for him to kiss, but quickly turned his face the other
Inspired by this act of sheer bravery we
commemorate this historic day of religious terrorism every 17th
of February each year.
- Support victims of natural disasters,
children with disabilities, women and children in conflict
situations, orphaned and vulnerable children through our
humanitarian program; Touch A Life.