Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1997
ALTERCOM (Association pour les Femmes et la Communication Al
This description of Fatoumata Sow's work was prepared when Fatoumata Sow was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1997.
Journalist and long-time women's rights activist, Fatoumata Sow is creating a community radio station which addresses the educational and development needs of women in Senegal and broadcasts from their perspective. The station will demonstrate how other citizens' groups can use radio for civic education, and it is capable of reaching constituents throughout the region.
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