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Diakhoumba Gassama - #WISDOMTHURSDAY - WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU TO BE GREEN?

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For me to be green means to live to the fullest, happily protecting planet and self, valuing older wisdom and everything that already lived a life before me and treasuring every opportunity for laughter and transmission of those values to children"

Diakhoumba Gassama is  passionate panafropolitan feminist, anti-FGM activist and survivor, war resister and human rights defender, a national of Senegal and Belgium, Diakhoumba Gassama has more than 10 years of experience working for intergovernmental organizations in Africa, Europe, New York and Asia and the Pacific, providing country advisory services and participating in inter-governmental processes around human rights, gender equality, inclusive democratic governance and sustainable development. 

Vice president of the Reseau National des Jeunes Femmes et Filles Leaders du Senegal, Diakhoumba is also an active member of the RESURJ global alliance of feminists under 40 working tirelessly to advance sexual and reproductive justice through national, regional and international advocacy and movement building strategies in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and Middle East. 


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