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Dr. Isatou Touray

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Executive Director and Senior Con...

GAMCOTRAP
 
Background

Employment History

  • Executive Director
    GAMCOTRAP
  • V-Day Coordinator
    One Billion Rising
  • 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
  • Global Majority Inc
  • Executive Director
    the Gambia Committee
  • Deputy Director
    Management Development Institute
  • Director of the Gender Studies Department
    Management Development Institute
  • West Africa Coordinator
    V-Day

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • PhD , Development Studies
    Institute of Development Studies
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Other members include the secretary ...
gainako.com, 9 Jan 2015 [cached]
Other members include the secretary general of the UNESCO Office in Gambia (National Commission for UNESCO); the director of Information Services at the Ministry of Information and Communications Infrastructure; Dr Isatou Touray, executive director of Gamcotrap, a women's rights organisation; the president of The Gambia Press Union, among others.
International Advisory Board
www.globalmajority.net, 21 Oct 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.
UPDATE: Gambia: Call for withdrawal of ...
www.wluml.org, 22 Oct 2010 [cached]
UPDATE: Gambia: Call for withdrawal of case after Dr. Touray & Bojang-Sissoho released on bail
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Dr. Isatou Touray, the Executive Director and Amie Bojang- Sissoho, Programme Coordinator for the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices (GAMCOTRAP) were arrested on Monday October 11th, 2010 by Gambian security personnel, detained at the Banjul Police station and then whisked to Banjul Magistrates Court the following day October 12th, which refused them bail and sent them to Mile Two Central Prisons.
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Dr. Isatou Touray and Ms. Amie Bojang-Sissoho have for many years been active in the promotion of gender equality, rights of women and children, particularly in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and other discriminatory practices.
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Dr Touray is also Secretary General of the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC). She was named 'Gambian of the Year' in 2008 by The News and Report Weekly Magazine for her work around FGM and promoting the rights of women and children. Dr. Touray is a board member of Women Living Under Muslim Laws for the past two years, and both women have been active in the network which promotes and protects the rights of women, especially in Muslim contexts and communities.
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The Coalition for Human Rights in The Gambia is calling on the Gambia Government to respect the constitutional and human rights of Dr. Isatou Touray and Amie Bojang Sissoho.
Global Coordinators Archives - One Billion Rising Revolution
www.onebillionrising.org, 29 Sept 2013 [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...
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