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Roberto Chaves

Ashoka Fellow since Ene 2011


Roberto “Beto” Chaves, a member of Rio de Janeiro’s police force, is rebuilding trust between Rio’s police and its favela communities. Through loosely structured “chats” in the community between police, ex-convicts and youth, Beto is breaking down the stereotypes and misconceptions that each group...

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Emily May

Ashoka Fellow since Ene 2014

United States

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Pierre Foldès

Ashoka Fellow since Mar 2015


Dr. Pierre Foldes is developing an unprecedented holistic approach in a unique, free and accessible center, to efficiently overcome the issues these women are confronted with – medical, psychological, legal, and social – when they are ready to break the cycle of domestic violence. His solution is...

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Paula Wachter

Ashoka Fellow since Ago 2016


La violencia física y sexual en la infancia es un problema con grandes consecuencias que afecta a todos en la sociedad Argentina. Paula ha podido romper las barreras del silencio y se propone cambiar la mentalidad social para promover una infancia libre de violencia.

La violencia contra los niños...

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