Ashoka Fellow
Sri Lanka
Fellow Since 2017
Women's Action Network (WAN), Mannar Women's Development Federation (MWDF)
This description of Shreen Saroor's work was prepared when Shreen Saroor was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2017.
Recognising that the women’s movement in Sri Lanka needs a new generation of leaders post its deadly civil war, Shreen is creating a new cadre of young women that is bringing new solutions to overcome the socio-cultural inequalities that have long prevented women from exercising their citizenship in the country.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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