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    The Woman Bringing Unconventional Sex Ed to the Arctic

    Storia

    It turned out to be the most pivotal decision of Ashoka Fellow Candice Lys’ life: contin

    In a world where psychosocial stresses are a leading cause for disease globally, Inge Missmahl introduces a scalable system to sufficiently care for, empower and re-mobilize people who suffer. Through enabling new human resources, she facilitates greater individual well-being and accountability, as well as community resilience, working with both migratory and stationary populations.

    Our Fight Too: What Gina Clayton is Doing About the Burden of Mass Incarceration on Women

    Storia

    Amid the growing conversation about mass incarceration in the United States, social entrepreneur Gina Clayton sees a part of the problem – and the

    Matrika believes that the voice of the mentally ill is most powerful when voiced by them.

    Changing the way we think about mental health

    Storia

    One in four people in the world will be affected by mental health disorder

    How One Ashoka Fellow In Kolkata Is Helping The Homeless And The Mentally Ill

    Storia

    Homeless. Mentally ill. Living on the street. Filthy. Name forgotten. Family forgotten. Nearly naked. Muttering mysterious words.

    Innovating to Create Health for All

    Collezione

    Who can best create outcomes that lead to the healthiest possible lives of individuals and communities? Leading social entrepreneurs are challenging the traditional patient-provider dynamics from an empathetic and holistic perspective. 

    Julia Borbolla's Cartoon Solution for Kids' Psychological Needs

    Storia

    When Julia Borbolla created Antennas for Children, she did not expect her child psychology innovation to help solve crimes.

    Ilya Yacevich Transforms Trauma Victims from Survivor to Healer

    Storia

    How do you dramatically decrease PTSD symptoms while increasing peaceful conflict resolution in one of the world’s most war-torn countries?

    Oskar is leveraging the Norwegian healthcare system to attend to currently underprioritized patients with mild and moderate symptoms of the most common mental health disorders. By also developing a web-based platform for experts to create and share treatments, Oskar is building a library of interventions, spreading knowledge about mental health and opening up for new types of collaborations within the healthcare system.