1000 Young Girls to Receive Self-Defense Skills

A self-defense training program has commenced for young girls in Krishanpur Municipality. This joint initiative of Saathi and Krishnapur Municipality Ward No. 2 aims to equip 1000 girls from various schools in the municipality with self-defense skills, addressing the rising incidents of violence in our program area.In addition to self-defense training, Saathi will conduct orientation […]

School Students Sensitized on Cyber Security

May 19, 2024 – Saathi oriented School students on cyber safety and combating online violence against children. The orientation sessions were conducted in 2 schools – Uday Secondary School, Krishnapur Municipality (conducted on May 17, 2024) & Saraswoti Secondary School, Shuklaphanta Municipality (conducted on May 17, 2024). The events sensitized 188 students on cybercrime, covering […]

GBV Monitoring Groups formed

May 13, 2024, Kanchanpur, Far western Province – Saathi has successfully established the Gender-Based Violence Monitoring Group (लैंगिक हिंसा निगरानी समूह) / Project Steering Committee in two wards each of Krishnapur and Shuklaphata Municipalities. These groups were formed with the active participation of key intellectuals and social workers, coordinated closely with the ward offices. Formation […]

Capacitating Judicial Committee Members for better SGBV response

May 2, 2024, Dhangadhi, Sudurpaschim Province – Saathi and CWAD jointly organised a workshop aimed at capacitating local level duty bearers on responding Sexual and Gender Based Violence more effectively. The event saw active participation of Judicial Committee Members and ward representatives from Krishnapur Municipality – 2, and Shuklaphanta Municipality – 11. The workshop was […]

Gender Mainstreaming in Annual Plan of Lumbini Province Discussed

May 2. 2024, Dang, Lumbini Province – Saathi, in collaboration with the Lumbini provincial government, held consultative meeting focusing on gender-responsive policies and programs. Attended by 26 government officials, including heads of planning divisions, the event aimed to discuss the internalization of CEDAW recommendations in annual policy and program of the province. Bandana Rana, Saathi’s […]

Stakeholder Meeting to Disseminate the Findings of Research on TJ

May 1, 2024, Nepalgunj, Lumbini Province – Saathi oganized a stakeholder meeting to share the findings of its recent research on transitional justice in Nepal on May 1. The event, held in collaboration with Sancharika Samuha Banke, saw the participation of 40 individuals, including government officials, security personnel, rural municipality heads, media representatives, and civil […]

Saathi Empowers Local Leaders for Gender-Responsive Governance

April 30, 2024, Dhangadhi, Sudurpaschim Province – Saathi organized an important orientation session on gender mainstreaming for locally elected leaders in Dhangadhi. More than 40 participants, including Mayors, Deputy Mayors, Ward Chairs, and Ward Members from Shuklaphanta and Krishnapur Municipalities, actively engaged in the discussion. Bandana Rana, a distinguished member of the UN CEDAW Committee, […]

Internalization of CEDAW CoBs in Provincial Annual Policy and Plan discussed

April 29, 2024, Dhangadhi, Sudurpaschim Province – Saathi, in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development, Sudurpaschim Province, recently organized a significant consultative meeting in Dhangadhi on April 29th. The aim of the event was to discuss how gender mainstreaming can be integrated into the upcoming annual policy and program of the province. During this […]

Saathi Advocates for Community Mobilization in Fight Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

April 28, 2024, Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur – Saathi organized an interaction program on community mobilization in addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence. The event was attended by 50 participants from civil society and the media persons. Ms. Suvekchya Rana, Executive Director of Saathi, highlighted the organization’s three-decade-long commitment to gender equity and women’s empowerment. She outlined the […]

Strengthening Advocacy and Accountability for Transitional Justice

April 27, 2024, Lalitpur – The two-day workshop “Strengthening Advocacy and Accountability for Transitional Justice” on April 26 and 27 was held in Lalitpur, Nepal. It was designed to reflect their experiences and better equip conflict survivors with effective advocacy and strategic negotiation skills in the transitional justice process. In addition to the theoretical and […]