Thérèse Kuoh-Moukouri (born 7 February 1938) is a prominent French feminist and author. Kuoh-Moukouri was born in 1938 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, to Jacques Kuoh-Moukouri, the administrator of overseas France. She was one of eight children, all of whom were all able to pursue a formal education. After primary education, she studied Law in Paris, with a specialty in children's rights. She has served as president of the Union of African and Malagasy Women (Union des Femmes Africaines et Malgaches).Kuoh-Moukouri is best known for her novel Rencontres essentielles (Essential Encounters 1969) which is the first novel written by a woman in francophone Africa. It relates the story of Flo, a troubled woman, and her struggles to keep her husband after she is found infertile. Her second novel is awaiting publication and is "based on the life of political martyr Alexandre Douala Manga Bell." Her 1973 essay "Les couples dominos" ("Domino Couples") tackles the topic of the dynamics of interracial couples. She is also the author of many articles on political activism and feminism in Sub-Saharan Africa.