Mahbuba Leena

Ashoka Fellow
Bangladesh
Fellow Since 1992
UTSHA Bangladesh
This description of Mahbuba Leena's work was prepared when Mahbuba Leena was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1992.
Introduction
A human rights and women's rights activist, Mahbooba Akhter "Leena" Mahmood is focusing on the critical needs of working single mothers and their children in the urban slums and brothels of Bangladesh.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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