Ashoka Arab World would like to introduce our 55th and newest Fellow Aicha Ech Channa of Morocco.
Aicha Ech Channa is changing societal perceptions towards unwed mothers throughout Morocco, thereby transforming them from a condemned and socially taboo group to an included and wholly recognized population. Through pushing forward legal reforms and developing the first program in Morocco to serve unwed mothers, Aicha has become a nationally renowned figure and advocate for humanity towards all people despite longstanding cultural norms.
Organization: Association Solidarité Féminine
Target Populations: Unwed Mothers
Year Elected: 2010
to find our more about Aicha check out her profile on Ashoka-Arab.org