Topic : Human Rights & Equality
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Danny is empowering the caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to define the future their children and families will have.
Scott Stiles aims to end debt bondage and forced labour of migrant workers throughout Asia, by making exploitative recruitment unprofitable
Arlington, VA -- Ashoka, Open Society Foundations and UN Women are very pleased to announce the four women’s organizations from Af
We see an urgency to look for solutions to solve for the stereotyping and discrimination that is perpetuated in a landscape of misinformation. Read more about social innovators who are pushing through divisions to build cohesion and empathy in a time of polarization.
The newest edition features a sampling of the Ashoka Fellows recently brought into the largest global network of social entrepreneurs.
Challenges persist in ensuring equal rights and protections for women everywhere and initiatives to counter these realities require more comprehensive approaches to secure women’s livelihoods and engage women as co-leaders in their advancement. Female Fellows working this year to change systems for women in their communities are no different. Read examples of how social entrepreneurs challenge and shift societal norms, restructure harmful systems, and amplify women as leaders to enable them to change their communities and society.
How can Ashoka better support Fellows working in the field of migration and refugees? For the issue of migration, given that it affects almost all major systems, any kind of serious change requires complex systems change thinking and strategies. Within that systems change, public policy plays an absolutely essential role, directly affecting processes such as freedom of movement, documentation to be employed, and access to healthcare and education. 93% of our Fellows have achieved change in public policy as a result from their work, according to the 2018 Global Fellows Study.
Introducing Ashoka's 2018 Emerging Insights report, showcasing the work of Fellows elected in 2018 who are solving the world most pressing issues.
Recognizing that the women’s movement in Sri Lanka needs a new generation of leaders after its deadly civil war, Shreen Saroor is creating a cadre of young women who are bringing new solutions to overcome the socio-cultural inequalities that have long prevented women from exercising full citizenship in the country.
Battling the traditional approach that treats the Roma as a separate ethnic group, Carlo Stasolla works at the institutional, community and civil society levels to show that Europe’s most marginalized population is worthy of basic human rights, social services, and respect.