Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Aisha Mehnaz's work was prepared when Aisha Mehnaz was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Dr. Aisha Mehnaz is combating child abuse—particularly sexual abuse, a hidden agenda in Pakistan—through education and advocacy, and by shifting the responsibility for children’s healthy development beyond the immediate family to include doctors, teachers, and others in the community.
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