Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2002
Project Alert on Violence Against Women
This description of Josephine Effah-Chukwuma's work was prepared when Josephine Effah-Chukwuma was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Josephine Effah-Chukwuma is breaking the silence surrounding domestic abuse in Nigeria by providing counseling services, legal advice and representation, and temporary housing at the country's first battered women's shelter.
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