Shanta Thapalia

Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1990
Legal Aid and Consultancy Center
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsChildren & Youth, Education / Learning, Gender equity, Law and legal reform, Human Rights & Equality, Civic Engagement


This profile was prepared when Shanta Thapalia was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Dr. Shanta Thapalia uses gender-conscious mentors to help Nepali women successfully become lawyers - a key step in winning greater legal and basic rights for women and children.
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