Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 1982
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
    This description of Rashida Begum's work was prepared when Rashida Begum was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1982.
    Introduction
    Rashida Begum's difficult early life motivated her to help the virtually powerless women of India improve their economic and social status.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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