Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1991
Iyalan Dabo Tarbiyya School
This description of Rabi Wali's work was prepared when Rabi Wali was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Working in conservative, Muslim northern Nigeria, Hajiya Rabi Wali champions women's rights chiefly through the creation of centers that give disadvantaged women practical child-care and domestic job training. She also fights for the right to educate female children.
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