Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2016
This description of Viviana Waisman's work was prepared when Viviana Waisman was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2016.
Viviana uses the power of law to define and accelerate the rights of women and girls. Her strategy goes beyond the courtroom and uses strategic litigation to strengthen the human rights infrastructure, create public debate, and contribute to social mobilization to guarantee women’s and girls’ rights, improve sexual and reproductive rights, and reduce discrimination, violence and, human trafficking.
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