Musu Bakoto Sawo

Programme Officer - The Gambia

Musu Bakoto Sawo is part of The Girl Generation's technical team, leading as a Programme Officer in The Gambia, where she contributes towards developing the social movement to end FGM and enabling the scaling up of social change communication. She is a strong women and girls’ rights activist and has in-depth knowledge of human rights through her membership in different community-based organisations and in different capacities.

She holds an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa. Musu has translated her knowledge and experience into capacity building, research, networking, programme development and practical engagement with human rights mechanisms and with grassroots, national, regional and international organisations and platforms. Musu’s activism in the area of children and women’s rights spans more than a decade.