Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
Socio-Economic Interface for Violence Elimination (SEIVE)
This description of Paul Okoth's work was prepared when Paul Okoth was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Father Paul Okoth is curbing domestic abuse by implementing a series of male-focused psychological, social, and economic interventions that go beyond traditional and largely ineffective punitive measures. His men’s clubs are already playing a significant role in protecting women and reconciling families, reducing domestic violence, and promoting economic development.
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