Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2002
Human Angle
This description of Josephine Nzerem's work was prepared when Josephine Nzerem was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Josephine Nzerem is protecting the social and economic rights of women, especially widows, by encouraging men to acknowledge and provide for their wives' rights to own and inherit property.
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