Ensuring rights and choices for all


Dr Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director

12 August 2018

Let's Put Young People at the Centre

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, on International Youth Day 2018.

20 July 2018

UNFPA The Gambia Representative Shares his Thoughts on the Imperatives of Family Planning in The Gambia, as Part of Discussions around World Population Day 2018 Theme - Family Planning is a Human Right

Whilst modern contraceptive use worldwide has nearly doubled from 36 per cent in 1970 to 64 per cent in 2016, contraceptive prevalence in The Gambia is very low; only 9 percent of currently married women, use a...

6 February 2018

Press Release- Visit of UN Youth Envoy

As part of a five (5) nation visit in Africa, the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, was on an official mission in The Gambia on 5 and 6 February 2018. The visit provided...



Welcome to this edition of the UNFPA The Gambia Quarterly Newsletter. In this issue, we...
CHOICE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. It can rapidly improve the well-being of women and girls,...

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