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JinKyeong Cho

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2019

South Korea
Jin-kyeong Cho is changing the societal framework towards victims of sexual exploitation, based on the organizing principle “protect, don’t punish”. She is changing justice system perceiving underage victims as participants of crime, providing a comprehensive and professional support system for... Lire la suite

Carolina Contreras

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2019

Mexico
Miss Rizos works to eradicate the discrimination against the curly hair characteristic of Afro-descendant populations as a means of addressing broader issues related to race and color. Lire la suite

Erica Gerrity

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

United States
Incarcerated women in the US are particularly unwell and routinely denied access to quality healthcare in a system that was designed “by men, for men”. Through Ostara, Erica Gerrity transforms the experience of health education and prison birth and – in so doing – correctional facilities themselves.... 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
Recognising that the women’s movement in Sri Lanka needs a new generation of leaders post its deadly civil war, Shreen is creating a new cadre of young women that is bringing new solutions to overcome the socio-cultural inequalities that have long prevented women from exercising their citizenship in... Lire la suite

Amina Evangelista Swanepoel

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Philippines
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel is dramatically changing the lives of women and youth in the Philippines by confronting the deep-rooted culture of stigma and misinformation surrounding reproductive and sexual health. By implementing an approach that prioritizes empowerment and community wellbeing, Amina... Lire la suite

Mauro Antonio Vargas Urías

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2019

Mexico
Mauro is inspiring a cultural shift towards gender equity and the inclusion of gender perspectives in laws, workplace programs, and school curricula throughout Mexico, through impactful collaborations across sectors and within various government bodies. Lire la suite