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Dr. Isatou Touray

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Executive Director and Senior Con...

GAMCOTRAP
 
Background

Employment History

  • Executive Director
    GAMCOTRAP
  • Co-Founder and Executive Director
    the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children
  • Founder, Traditional Practices Affecting the Health
    the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children
  • Chair
    the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children
  • Executive Director
    the Gambia Committee
  • V-Day Coordinator
    One Billion Rising
  • Director of the Gender Studies Department
    Management Development Institute
  • Deputy Director
    Management Development Institute
  • West Africa Coordinator
    V-Day

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • PhD , Development Studies
    Institute of Development Studies
99 Total References
Web References
Global Majority
www.globalmajority.net, 21 Oct 2014 [cached]
Dr. Isatou Touray
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Dr. Isatou Touray
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Dr. Touray is the Director of GAMCOTRAP, the Gambian Committee on Traditional and Cultural Practices.She is also director of the gender studies department of the Management Development Institute in The Gambia.
"The campaign has reached its climax," ...
www.ipsnews.net, 13 July 2014 [cached]
"The campaign has reached its climax," Dr Isatou Touray, executive director of GAMCOTRAP, told IPS.
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Touray said that the workshop was a prelude to the introduction of the proposed law in parliament.
International Advisory Board
www.globalmajority.net, 9 April 2014 [cached]
Dr. Isatou Touray
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Dr. Isatou Touray is the Executive Director and Senior Consultant of GAMCOTRAP, an organization creating awareness about traditional practices in The Gambia. Until June 2006, Dr. Touray served as the GAMCOTRAP Deputy Director General, Co-coordinator of Gender and Development Programmes and Senior Consultant. Dr. Touray's former positions include Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the World Bank's Women in Development Project (WIDP), Trainer of Field Workers on Extension Education and Women and Development Programmes for the Rural Development Institute, and Co-coordinator of the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children. Dr. Touray most recently was the recipient of the FAMEDEV Gender Award (2011), United States of America Woman of Courage Award (2008) and Gambia News and Report Woman of the Year (2008). Dr. Touray received a PhD in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, an MA in Development Studies (Specialization: Women and Development) from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, and a BA in Education and English from the Usmanu Dan Fodio University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
http://www.globalmajority.org - International Advisory Board
globalmajority.org, 25 June 2012 [cached]
Dr. Isatou Touray
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Dr. Touray is the Director of GAMCOTRAP, the Gambian Committee on Traditional and Cultural Practices. She is also director of the gender studies department of the Management Development Institute in The Gambia.
Isatou Touray - The Gambia - One Billion Rising For Justice
www.onebillionrising.org [cached]
Isatou Touray - The Gambia
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Isatou Touray is a women's rights activist and currently the Executive Director and Founder member of GAMCOTRAP. She worked with the Management Development Institute, as the Deputy Director General from 1990 to 2005, and founded the Gender and Management Unit of the Institute. She currently serves as the Secretary General of Inter African Committee (IAC) a network of 28 African countries working on female genital mutilation and gender based violence. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Global Majority in the United States promoting peace building and good governance.
Isatou is the Winner of the One Hundred Heroines of the World on Women's Rights University of Rutgers, Rochester Women's Health Project, The Gambia Women's Bureau Award, United States of America Woman of Courage Award 2008, and Gambia News and Report Woman of the Year 2008. Her activism is focused on the fight against FGM and promotion of gender justice.
Isatou and her team at GAMCOTRAP coordinated OBR in the Gambia in 2013.
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