Ana Maria Pacheco de Vasconcelos
Fellow Since 1988
Casa de Passagem
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
This description of Ana Maria Pacheco de Vasconcelos's work was prepared when Ana Maria Pacheco de Vasconcelos was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1988.
Ana Maria Vasconcelos is a lawyer from Recife in Brazil's northeast. After practicing law and being active in the women's movement, she has taken up the neglected and terribly difficult task of finding ways to help the country's street girls.
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