Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2009
This description of Safura Begum's work was prepared when Safura Begum was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2009.
Safura Begum is introducing occupational safety and basic health programs to Bangladesh's long-standing traditional industries. Discussion groups, peer educators, and more confidential, accessible medical care are empowering workers to take control of their own health.
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