Ashoka Fellow
Senegal
Fellow Since 2012
Grandmother Project-Change Through Culture
This description of Judi Aubel's work was prepared when Judi Aubel was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2012.
Introduction
Judi Aubel is improving the lives of women, children and families by empowering grandmothers, an abundant and underutilized cultural resource, to catalyze change in socio-cultural norms related to many issues, including girls’ education, early and forced marriage, teen pregnancy, female genital mutilation, maternal and child health/nutrition and intergenerational communication.
The New Idea
The Problem
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