Ashoka Fellow
Nigeria
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.
    Introduction
    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.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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