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    For the past quarter century, Sue Riddlestone has been a leader in the sustainability movement, pushing the national and global agenda on advancing more sustainable production and consumption. Sue’s early career saw her launch multiple successful sustainable businesses, including Bioregional, and the UK’s renowned eco-community, BedZED.

    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 victims, developing monitoring strategy and regulation against prevalent digital sexual exploitation, and changing the public mindset towards sexual exploitation of minors.

    Achraf is preserving the victories of the Tunisian revolution by battling micro- and macro-corruption on myriad fronts, and organizing young people around transparency, good governance, and anti-corruption to create a national and regional dynamic against corruption with a powerful citizen sector at its heart.

    Komal is giving students tools to develop science literacy for an increasingly science-focused world. She works to give all students the opportunity to have lab-based science education by developing methods to use cell phones to mimic lab equipment, giving teachers resources to support them and help them to teach science with a focus on developing critical thinking and data analysis skills, and by encouraging municipalities to focus on allocating resources to science education.

    CA Bikes is enabling the rural poor, particularly women and children, to access critical healthcare services through the manufacture, assembly and distribution of high quality bicycle-ambulances.

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    Boost

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    Boost responds to school dropout rates in several ways: work methodology, well-being, behaviour, discipline, career guidance, and remediation.

    From Social Entrepreneurship to Everyone a Changemaker – 40 Years of Social Innovation

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    This issue of Social Innovations Journal is devoted to articles by Ashoka that paint a rich portrait of how and what it takes for social entreprene

    ASHOKA SWITZERLAND WELCOMES JONAS STAUB AS A NEW FELLOW

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    Jonas Staub, founder of Blindspot, is the new Swiss Ashoka Fellow 2018

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