Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1995
Cosntruccion de Entendimiento Intercultural
This description of Esther Sánchez's work was prepared when Esther Sánchez was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Esther Sánchez is infusing respect for ethnic and cultural diversity into judicial procedures and other governmental actions in Colombia. Her work is changing attitudes in mainstream society and giving practical meaning to the constitutionally guaranteed autonomy of ethnic minorities.
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