Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Dorothy Aken'ova's work was prepared when Dorothy Aken'ova was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Dorothy Aken’ova is improving reproductive health indices in Nigeria by challenging its culture of silence and intolerance around sexuality and sexual diversity. She is calling for sexual pleasure to be included in the discourse on reproductive health at the community and national levels.
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