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Daniela Ancira

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2018

Mexico
By working with the Mexican Government, Daniela is creating a new legislative framework that guarantees basic working and social standards to inmates in prison and incentivizes companies to formally employ convicts. Moreover, Daniela combines dignified, well-paid labor opportunities and a personal... Lire la suite

Mariana Costa

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Peru
Mariana breaks with the poverty cycle and develops a Social Reintegration and Gender Equality Model of young woman. Through her organization Laboratoria, prepares them to technical and socio emotional level to give their first step in a career. At the same the time Mariana is able to find quality... Lire la suite

Marli Márcia da Silva

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2006

Brazil
Without legally established paternity, 30 percent of Brazil’s children raised by single mothers face lifelong stigma and limited financial means. Marli da Silva promotes the full citizenship and material and affective support of children abandoned by their fathers by supporting single mothers. She... Lire la suite

Maria (Nina) do Socorro de Magalhães

Ashoka Fellow since mai 1996

Brazil
Through community radio stations that focus on gender, the environment and sustainable development issues from women's perspectives, Nina Magalhães is creating new job and life opportunities for rural women in Brazil. Lire la suite

Pierre Foldès

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

France

 

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En France, environ 600 000 femmes sont victimes de violences et seules 16% portent plainte. Les solutions existantes ne permettent pas de sortir une femme victime de violence de sa situation rapidement et sans pénibilité psychologique. Le coût pour la société des violences est...

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Laurindo Garcia

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2015

Philippines
Laurindo is creating replicable online communities that enable LGBT and HIV-positive youth to connect and collaborate with community organizations, service providers, government institutions – and one another – to accelerate the movement for gay rights and sexual health in Southeast Asia and beyond.... Lire la suite

Huriye Goncuoglu

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

Turkey
Huriye and her team are working with fisherwomen to disrupt the rooted gender roles in the Turkish aquaculture sector. Through trainings, education and advocacy, Huriye is alleviating the marginalization of women in the workforce, protecting coastal ecosystems and empowering women to be changemakers... Lire la suite

Inna Hudaya

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2017

Indonesia
Inna serves the hidden population of Indonesian women who are pregnant but can not easily obtain information or see a doctor because of social and legal barriers. Lire la suite

Jessica Ladd

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

United States
Jess has designed a new victim-centered way to report sexual assault, identify repeat offenders, and provide institutions – beginning with universities – with relevant data to guard against and respond to the problem. Lire la suite

Tetê (Maria Teresa) Leal

Ashoka Fellow since sep 1999

Brazil
Maria Teresa Romeiro Leal, who works with seamstresses in a Brazilian slum, reveals two realities about business and poverty: first, workshops owned by poor women can compete in the world of haute couture; and second, making quality goods is the best way for poor women to find business partners,... Lire la suite