Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Heads of State of Gambia (Female suffrage 1961) The former British colony became independent 1965 and a Republic 1970
See also Gambia Heads
and Gambia Parliament
Elizabeth the Second Queen of The Gambia and of Her other Realms and Territories,
Head of the Commonwealth (18.02-24.04)
Queen of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since 1952 (b. 1926- )
Vice-President Aisatou Níjie-Saidy
Secretary of State of Social Welfare, Health and Women's Affairs 1996-2017.
2017- Vice-President Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang
Secretary of State for Health and Social Welfare 1994Ė95 who later worked for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (b. 1949-).
Last update 27.01.17