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About Fatou Guèye

Fatou Guèye is a Professor of Economics. She has been active in community-based organizations since 1978. Throughout this time she has remained committed to the development of strong female leadership. President of the ACAPES Women and Development Commission from 1996 to 2002, she is currently a member of the Administrative Council of ACAPES Senegal. She is a founder member of USOFORAL, the Regional Committee of Women’s Solidarity for Peace in Casamance.

Articles by Fatou Guèye

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

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Senegal: the land belongs to those who work it

After a quarter century of armed conflict, and a socio-economic fabric reduced to shreds, women in Casamance, Senegal, are winning the right to access land and rebuild peace, says Fatou Guèye

Sénégal: la terre à ceux qui la travaillent

Plus d’un quart de siècle de conflit armé, un tissu socio-économique complètement déstructuré, mais les femmes de Casamance restent debout, luttent avec succès pour avoir le droit à la terre et pour la pour la paix et le développement, dit Fatou Guèye

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