. These Nepali heroes deserve to be read about, known and lauded for their efforts.
The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.
The World Bank Group believes that no country, community, or economy can achieve its potential or meet the challenges of the 21st century without equal participation of women and men, girls and boys.
Creating an Identity of her Own: Society can be harsh and difficult to those who are ‘different’ from the society’s perception of ‘normal’. .
Campaigning for Women's Land Rights in Nepal: In Nepal, women are less likely than men to own a home or land alone or jointly. Among women, 8% own a home and 11% own land alone or jointly. Among men, 19% own a home and 21% own land alone or jointly, according to Demographic Health Survey, 2016. In a country where land is still considered as a major asset and a piece of land registration makes a huge difference in a woman’s life,
From Food Security to Innovative Agriculture:
Bringing Hope to the Lives of Visually-Impaired Children: With an alarming increase in the rate of rape cases of minors being reported in the media,
From Kamlari to Provincial Deputy Speaker:
Exercising Power to Benefit Women: A woman mayor can make a world of difference.
An Exemplary Conservationist: Read more about Kunwar, who is an epitome of courage and willpower.
Engaging with Social Change through the Visual Medium:
A Woman of Substance:
The Acid Attack Survivor who Fought to Change the Law:
A Pioneer Dalit Campaigner:
Transforming Lives through Music: Imagine the situation of a child who is separated from her family at a young age of seven, just because she is a girl.
Taking Nepali Skils to Global Heights: An empowered woman empowers a society.
A Fearless Voice: Imagine being subjected to humiliation, isolation and insult in the name of caste-based discrimination at an early age.
Dreaming Big to Save Mothers During Childbirth in Remote Nepal: Only 44 % births are delivered in a health facility in rural Nepal and 44 % birth are assisted by a skilled provider.
Epitome of Inspiration: