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Gambia's #MeToo: Beauty Pageant Winner Accuses Former President Of Rape

Fatou “Toufah” Jallow, who won Gambia’s top beauty pageant when she was 18 years old, is one of several Gambia women who came forward to accuse former president Yahya Jammeh of rape and sexual abuse.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Jallow about the alleged abuse that took place when she was a teenager.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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