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    Landmine Law in Israel--Celebrating Progress

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    The email below was recently sent to us by Ashoka Fellow Jerry White in celebration of landmark la

    Ashoka Fellow & Anti-Corruption Activist Arvind Kejriwal has been Elected as Chief Minister of Delhi

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    Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow

    Vidéos : les entrepreneurs sociaux de la promotion 2014

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    Découvrez en vidéos les projets des entrepreneurs sociaux de la promotion 2014 !

    Renê Patriota is a physician who empowers consumers to demand and receive better health care from both the public health system and private health insurance and health plans. Her association resolves immediate problems that threaten patients' access to urgently needed medical attention and seeks long-term solutions to guarantee patients' access to quality health services. Renê's work enables individuals to become active citizens as they exercise their right to quality health care.

    Planning consultant Raul Jungmann is tackling nothing less than the entire justice and security system in Brazil, working to reform its archaic institutions through popular participation.

    Without legally established paternity, 30 percent of Brazil’s children raised by single mothers face lifelong stigma and limited financial means. Marli da Silva promotes the full citizenship and material and affective support of children abandoned by their fathers by supporting single mothers. She is reforming the legal system, changing public perceptions and mobilizing mothers to improve their lives.

    A recognized and respected leader in the area of human rights, Oscar Vilhena Vieira has pioneered the creation of a range of projects and activities in the human rights field both, in Brazil, to ensure that human rights guaranteed in the constitution come to be respected in practice and, at the international level, to change the focus from North-South linkages to South-South dialogue and cooperation.

    Rosana Grinberg has been developing an effective way to contact, inform, and empower excluded people in Recife, making them aware of their rights and explaining current government programs and services for consumer defense and promotion of civil rights.