Bintou Malloum

Bintou Malloum (31 March 1946 — 10 March 2020) was a Chadian politician, and the first ambassador of Chad to Germany, Republic of Congo, and Italy.[1]

Bintou Malloum
Born31 March 1946
Died10 March 2020(2020-03-10) (aged 73)
NationalityChadian
OccupationPolitician

BiographyEdit

Malloum was born on March 31, 1946 in Torror, French Chad.[2] Between 1993 and 2003, Malloum was Secretary of State, Secretary of Public Function, and Secretary of Labor. She also served thrice as Minister of Social Affairs and Family.[3] In 1997, Malloum was the first female student at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration et de Magistrature in N'Djamena and the first woman to be a Chadian ambassador.[4][5]

Tasked with serving in several corrupt administrations, Malloum was considered to be a person of great integrity.[6] In February 2012, Malloum was a representative of the Rotary Club of Chad.[7] She died on March 10, 2020, in N'Djamena, Chad, and was buried in the Lamadji Cemetery.[1] Condolences to Malloum were sent by the President of Chad, Idriss Déby.[8]

WorksEdit

  • Le destin d’une pionnière (2017)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tchad : Bintou Malloum est décédée". Al Wihda (in French). 10 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Tchad : décès de Bintou Malloum, 1ère femme ambassadrice". Tchadinfos.com (in French). 2020-03-10. Retrieved 2020-03-10.
  3. ^ "La participation de la femme à la vie politique au Tchad:1933-2003". Memoire Online (in French).
  4. ^ "A lire : "Le destin d'une pionnière" autobiographie de l'ambassadrice Bintou Malloum". TchadInfos.com (in French). 12 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Tchad : l'éternel second rôle féminin". JeuneAfrique (in French). 5 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Les femmes tchadiennes et le vol des biens de l'Etat". Makaila (in French). 10 August 2011.
  7. ^ "Site du ministère de la Santé publique du Tchad". Ministère de la Santé Publique (in French). Archived from the original on 13 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Tchad : Déby rend hommage à Bintou Malloum". Tchadinfos.com (in French). 2020-03-10. Retrieved 2020-03-10.