Back to Speakers
Governor Mhoudine Sitti Farouata

Governor Mhoudine Sitti Farouata

Mme la Gouverneure de l’île de la Grande Comor - Grande Comore

Bio

Born in Moroni, Mhoudine Sitti Farouata has been at the forefront of political and social struggles and she is a strong activist especially on the issue of gender. This penchant for social activism led her to pursue a social career in France in the field of medico-psychological care, especially in the medical-educational environment. Back home, she is a leader of gender politics and criss-crosses the country to investigate and discuss expectations, problems and concerns regarding violence and other injustices against the most vulnerable.In 2016, she was appointed National Commissioner for Solidarity, Social Protection, and Gender Promotion and took part in various international events such as CSW 61 and 62, where it was declared, "Comoros has brought the voice of African women to the United Nations." Elected Governor of Ngazidja in May 2019, she has invested herself in the climate change resilience program with unwavering determination, and she distinguished herself in her leadership of the response to cyclone Kenneth