Honourable  Fatou Kinteh

Honourable Fatou Kinteh

Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, Republic of the Gambia

Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, The Gambia

Ms Fatou Kinteh is a Gambian politician and women's rights activist. She currently serves as the Gambian Minister for Women's Affairs, Children, and Social Welfare. She also serves as the national coordinator of The Gambia for Gender-Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation.

Previously, Honourable Kinteh served as a deputy executive director and executive director of the Gambian Women's Bureau. During her time as the executive director of the Women's Bureau, she initiated the development and implementation of the first gender component of the UNPFA Country Programme in The Gambia. Honourable Kinteh also worked with United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) for several years as the Gambia’s National Coordinator for Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).