ToufahJallow, Toufah & Pittaway, Kim
When Toufah won a national competition that promised a full scholarship to any university in the world, it was the first step to fulfilling her dreams. But it turned into a nightmare when she was raped by the president of her West African country, The Gambia. With both her own and her family's safety at risk, she fled to Senegal and then sought refuge in Canada, eventually being in a position to publicly expose the since deposed dictator.
Introducing readers to the history and culture of The Gambia, this is a powerful and inspiring memoir of the courageous young woman and now advocate, who led the way for an African #MeToo movement. [Larger font]