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TEEJ Talks: Tales of Equality, Empowerment and Joy

September 18, 2018

 An effort in demystifying gender biased norms and cultural practices thought the tweaking of traditional tales.  Apparently, Teej, popularly considered as women’s festival, is about feasting, fasting, singing, dancing of the women clad in red saris and embellished with glittering ornaments.  The festival also has religious significant as well. Hindu married women fast and offer […]

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Workshop on Tackling Stigma of Sexual Violence in Conflict Conducted

January 18, 2018

A National Workshop on “Conflict Related Sexual Violence” was jointly organized by Saathi and Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on 21 August, 2017. The workshop aimed at generating a set of recommended areas for action at the structural, community and individual levels in tacking the stigma of sexual violence in conflict was conducted under aegis of […]

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Child Marriage Free Zone Declaration at Mahottari

January 5, 2018

Our team ASTHA is successful in conducting Child Marriage Free Zone Declaration at Ward No 10 and 11 (former Khayarmaya VDC), Bardibas Municipality, Mahottari. We would like to thanks Bardibas Municipality for successfully organizing and chairing the event. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all the participants, distinguished guests from Ministry of […]

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MEMBER – UN CEDAW COMMITTEE

We are really proud that our Founder, Advisor, Past President and Current Strategic Director Ms. Bandana Rana has become the First Nepali candidate to serve in the United Nations committee for The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). It’s our great pleasure indeed to share this proud moment in […]

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PRESS RELEASE-UN GLOBAL HEADS OF STATE MEETING

Press Release | 28 Sep 2015 | Bandana Rana Civil Society Speaker at the UN Global Heads of State Meeting Some 80 Heads of State and Government convened at the United Nations yesterday for a historical Global Leaders Meeting on “Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action” co- hosted by the People’s Republic […]

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Saathi’s Program for the Earthquake victims

Saathi has initiated the following immediate response programs :Counseling/Healing Program for women and children at Saathi office from 8 am to 8 pm. Counseling centers are also planned to be set up in major hospitals of the city. Volunteer counselors in addition to Saathi’s counselors are being mobilised for on the spot counseling. (For Counseling, […]

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Asian Conference of Women’s Shelters lays the Foundation for a New Asian Network of Women’s Shelther

Anthony Carlisle and Lilian Yap Hsu, Asian Network of Women’s Shelters Secretariat, Taipei, TAIWAN, September 18, 2012 WBandanahen the right people come together at the right time to do the right thing, then very little can go wrong. That was the general feeling at the first Asian Conference of Women’s Shelters, held in Taipei on […]

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MPWC HANDOVER PROGRAM – NUWAKOT

June 9, 2017

With initiation of Nuwakot District Child Welfare Board, Saathi President Uma Rajya Laxmi Shah handed over Multi Purpose Women Center (MPWC) Building to Women and Child Office (WCO). Under the presence of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, WDO Committed to run the President’s Women Advancement Programme (‘Rastrapati Mahila Utthan Karyakram’) from MPWC building. This ensures the […]

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Nepal drafts 2nd National Action Plan on Resolution 1325, ensures budget

June 5, 2017

“A plan with no budget is like a car without fuel,” stated Mr. Gajendra Kumar Thakur, Secretary of the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR) during the opening session of the workshop on Costing and Budgeting the National Action Plan (NAP) on the UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 on Women, Peace and Security. […]

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