Hosne Ara Begum

Ashoka Fellow
Bogra, Bangladesh
Fellow Since 1989


This profile was prepared when Hosne Ara Begum was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
Hosne Ara Begum, herself a victim of discrimination and abuse, has launched a genuine grassroots movement initiated by poor women, which is growing rapidly across northern Bangladesh.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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