Fellows & Grantees

Fulera Issaka-Toure

African Peacebuilding Network: Individual Research Fellowships 2020
Project Title
A Path to Justice? Islamic Family Law and Gender in Secular Courts in Accra, Ghana
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Lecturer, Department for the Study of Religions, University of Ghana, Legon


Fulera Issaka-Toure is a lecturer in the Department for the Study of Religions at the University of Ghana, Legon after having completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Islamic Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany. She worked on issues of gender rights, Islamic religious authorities, and legal pluralism in a secular context of Ghana. Fulera is now developing a project on Islam among African migrants in Germany as well as researching Muslim youth, popular culture, and transforming Islamic religious authorities in Ghana.