Ashoka Fellow
Egypt
Fellow Since 2013
    This description of Laila Risgallah's work was prepared when Laila Risgallah was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
    Introduction
    Dr. Laila Risgallah is forcing everyone—starting with children, parents, teachers and social workers—in Egypt to see and reject, and act to prevent now widespread and deeply harmful childhood sexual abuse.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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