Dr. Isatou Touray’s acceptance speech at the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Awards Luncheon

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Dear Ambassador Green, Dear Ms. Van Susteren, Dear Members of the International Republican Institute and Women’s Democracy Network, Dear participants of the International Women’s Day Conference, Dear Guests. It is an honor for me to be here with you to receive the WDN Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Award, which has been given to so many women […]

National Assembly Elections

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Fellow Gambians, we are at a crossroads as a nation, having effected a change in leadership by electing H.E President Adama Barrow in the recent presidential elections through a commendable effort spearheaded by ordinary Gambians yearning for democratic change, I wish to express my personal gratitude to all who contributed to this effort. It is […]

Dr. Isatou Touray honored with prestigious Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Award.

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Dr. Isatou Touray honored with prestigious Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Award Thursday, March 2, 2017 Washington DC– Dr. Isatou Touray was awarded the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Award in recognition of her work on advancing women’s rights and participation in political leadership, advocating for women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, including a successful campaign to end […]

Dr. Touray appreciates support from Vanguard Africa

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Dr. Isatou Touray, an independent candidate for president in The Gambia, wishes to formally acknowledge the pro-bono support being extended to her campaign by Vanguard Africa, the only organization of its kind that provides assistance to pro-reform, ethical leaders in Africa. Dr. Touray wishes to express gratitude and appreciation to the organization, and its founding […]

Isatou Touray decries The Gambia’s state of affairs, calls for opposition unity

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Dr. Isatou Touray said on Saturday she will free jailed opposition leader Ousainou Darboe with his executive, whiles decrying the West African nation’s economic and social justice conditions. Touray has been using her campaign to remind Gambians of the ‘wrongful’ jailing of the veteran politician, who with more than 50 other supporters of his party […]

Dr. Isatou Touray rejects Jammeh’s Islamic Republicanism

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In her presidential bid launch Friday, rights defender Dr. Isatou Touray pushed against attempts by President Yahya Jammeh to unilaterality turn the country into an Islamic nation. Jammeh’s Islamic republic bid is supported by religious leaders who were fiercely opposition the independent presidential candidate’s three-decade fight against harmful traditional practices including female genital mutilation. President […]