Djingarey Maiga

Country

Mali

Known for

President of Femmes et Droits Humains

Dates

Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)

Djingarey Maiga

Biography

Djingarey Maiga has been the President of Femmes et Droits Humains since 2000. Ms. Maiga is also the Coordinator of the African Network for Medical Abortion (ANMA) for the International Consortium for Medical Abortion (ICMA). Her work aims at strengthening women’s human rights, specifically on the issues of reproductive and sexual health, political participation, female genital mutilation, and economic and educational rights. She has experience working with these issues on the local, national, regional, and international levels. From 1996 to 2000, Ms. Maiga worked as the Human Rights and Gender Analysis Trainer and Women’s Education Coordinator for the Institute for Popular Education. From 2001 to 2005, she worked with the People Movement for Human Right Education as the National Coordinator of the “Consensual Human Rights Cities.” She was the Executive Secretary of the Non Governmental Process of the Community of Democracies, an international effort to strengthen democratic norms and values worldwide. Ms. Maiga is a member of multiple networks including Women Living under Muslim Laws, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Health and Rights, African Feminist Forum, Africa Democracy Forum, and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) African Network for Medical Abortion. Ms. Maiga received a Diploma in Computer Science, a Technical University Diploma in Applied Languages, and a University Diploma in Communication on Human Rights. She has been a 2005 DAWN fellow, a Les Aspin Center fellow on democracy and good governance, and a Michigan State University fellow on women and political participation.   Photo From http://www.africanfeministforum.com/djingarey-maiga/