Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2016
This description of Abdulhalim Demir's work was prepared when Abdulhalim Demir was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2016.
Abdülhalim is building a coalition to expose and prevent unfavorable health & safety conditions, occupational diseases and child labor in the Turkish textile sector by aligning interests of key stakeholders to cooperate in entrepreneurial advocacy efforts and by developing win-win solutions that make it possible to strike a balance between livelihoods and workers’ health and safety.
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