Fatou Binetou Dial

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France: from May 21 to July 1st, 2018

Dr. Fatou Binetou Dial holds a doctorate in sociology from Paris X Nanterre University, in 2006. Her dissertation focused on the marital path of women in Dakar: Undergoing marriage, expanding divorce? This research received the IRD Christiane Doré prize in 2007 for the best scientific publication of the year and was published in 2008 by Karthala edition under the title: Marriage and divorce in Dakar, women's routes. Dr Dial joined the Black African Institute -IFAN- in 2011 and she is the head of the Cultural Anthropology Laboratory since 2018.

The project

Title: Aging in Senegal: social and economic conditions of the elderly

The elderly, intergenerational relations, social, economic and health conditions, Senegal

Selected Bibliography

  • Mariage et divorce à Dakar : itinéraires féminins, Paris, Karthala, 2008, 200p.
  • Prise en charge des personnes âgées: comment vit un retraité au Sénégal ? Québec, PUQ, 2018, 19p
  • Les chefs de ménage âgés:illusion statistique ou réalité? AIDELF, sous la direction de Adjamagbo et Antoine, 2016
  • Le remariage des femmes divorcées à Dakar : la polygynie, une opportinuté supplémentaire sur le marché matrimonial, in Le mariage en Afrique, sous la direction de Philippe Antoine et Richard Marcoux