Dr. Touray’s Tour of US Colleges and Universities

GAMCOTRAP, 13th June 2014

It is with appreciation that Gambian academics, an expert in gender and Dr. Isatou Tourayleading activist in the fight to end FGM and other forms of violence against women, Dr. Isatou Touray has been invited to a tour of the United States to give lectures to hundreds of students at Juniata College and Washington and Jefferson College. The invitation which was made by Professor Buba Misawa and Professor Emil Nagengast was honoured by Dr Touray. The tour gave her the opportunity to share the work of her organization in the campaign to end FGM. The partnership has been ongoing and it gives students from the United States and other parts of the world to visit GAMCOTRAP and learn more about cultural practices in the context of sexuality and reproductive health and rights.

Meanwhile Dr. Touray participated at the V-Day Coordinators strategic planning meeting in Italy in preparation for the 2015 global One Billion Rising against Gender Based Violence. The outcome of the meeting is focussing on a ‘Revolution’ all over the world.

 

GAMCOTRAP, 13th June 2014