Women's Activism NYC

Aya Virginie Touré

By: Kam Singh | Date Added:

Aya Virginie Touré was a peace activist and politician born in Côte d'Ivoire. Touré was known for her strong advocacy for women's rights and her role in the country's political activism. Touré has significantly contributed to the promotion of democracy and gender equality in her nation. Touré's political involvement became more pronounced in the 2000s when Côte d'Ivoire faced significant political turmoil. She emerged as a leading figure in the women's movement, organizing and leading numerous protests and demonstrations against political oppression and violence. Her efforts were crucial during the 2010-2011 post-electoral crisis, where she mobilized thousands of women to protest peacefully against the incumbent president, Laurent Gbagbo, and advocate for the rightful election of Alassane Ouattara. Aya Virginie Touré was a prominet figure for social justice and gender equality in Côte d'Ivoire. Her contributions had a lasting impact on the political landscape of her country and she inspired a many women leaders.

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