Teesta Setalvad

Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 2003

Citation

This profile was prepared when Teesta Setalvad was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Introduction
To transform Indian schools from being perpetrators of bias and prejudice to becoming fighters for justice and equality, Teesta Setalvad has launched the country's first educational curriculum to help children engage with various contemporary human rights and social issues in the classroom.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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