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Fatou Kiné Camara is a feminist activist who was born in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. She is the Secretary General of COSEF (Conseil sénégalais des femmes / Council for Senegalese Women), an association that works to promote the role of women in politics. She is also deputy Secretary General of AJS (the Association of Female Jurists of Senegal), an association devoted to the establishment of gender equality and children's rights, as well as providing legal assistance, advice and training to citizens in need. As a Professor of Law, Fatou Kiné publishes extensively on "taboo" human rights subjects in Africa (right to abortion, decrimination of homosexuality, conjugal rape, child trafficking in the name of religion, language rights).