Isatou Touray

Dr. Isatou Touray

Isatou Touray is an African feminist activist and academic from the Gambia.[1] In September 2016, she announced her candidature for the Presidency of the Gambia, making her the first ever female candidate in history to run for this office.[2] Touray has been known for her decades-long efforts towards women's sexual and reproductive health and rights, including the end to female genital mutilation (FGM) in the Gambia.[1]


  1. 1 2 "Meet a Defender: Dr. Isatou Touray". 4 March 2014. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. "'It is time to leave' - Gambia's first female candidate tells Jammeh". Africa News. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
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