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2.    “Human rights, regionalism and the Dilemmas of Democracy in Africa”, edited by Lennart Wohlgemuth and Ebrima Sall, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa 2006, Dakar, Senegal;

3.    “Africa’s water crisis and US response”, Hearing before the subcommittee on Africa and Global Health of the Committee on Foreign Affairs House of Representatives, one hundred tenth congress, first session, May 16, 2007;

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7.    “Negociating development in Muslim Societies – Gendered spaces and Translocal Connections”, edited by Gudrum Lachenmann and Petra Dannecker, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD, 2008;

8.   “Equality Now submission to the UN Human Rights Committee”, 61st Session, October 1997;





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13. International Women’s health Program:;

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17. Senegalese Villages Fight Against Forced Child Marriage:;

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