Events

1. Social Forum Report

Women Social Forum has been taken as a common forum of women from marginalized, landless, HIV infected, Muslim, minority, third gender, media person, right-holder, disable women & back-warded group to create positive impact on the concerned stakeholder and government bodies, who are designated to provide service for women. On the occasion of 101th International labor women day with motto “People centric democracy is possible based on social justice and equity- we make it”, a second National
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2. Women’s Rally for Land Rights. Year: 2011

Land right of women is women human right as well. The women have been marginalized due to the structural power politics of gender based access and control over land. This is the reason why several women are forced to experience violence. The policies and programs of the state has not been able to address this discrimination. 90% of women in Nepal are involved in agriculture. 60% of the agricultural production is produced by women. If there had been no women then all the people in the world would …
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3. Women Rights Forum Council. Year:2010

District Council Like in every year the meeting of District Council of DWRF was held in this year too. It reviewed annual program and selected the name to be participated in National Council and discussed and decided on future action plan too.   National Council Third National Council meeting of NWRF was held at Kathmandu. Meeting was chaired by Ms. Sarita Shrestha, NWRF Chairperson and inaugurated by member of National Women Commission, Ms. Mohana Ansari. In the council meeting total 83 pe …
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4. Cultural program against gender violence. Year:2010

Cultural program/drama was conducted entitled “Women Campaign for Socio-Cultural Change” on various districts i.e. Lalbandi-Sarlahi, Kawasoti-Nawalparasi, Lele-Lalitpur, and Birgunj-Parsa. Program has contained messages of women violence and women rights. This program was shown by Kritika Cultural Group, in which the women from community and members of village level WRF of each district participated. To be more specific, this program was observed by 1000 people in sarlahi, 1800 peopl …
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5. Lamp (Diyo) Lightening Program. Year :2010

Most of the women from South Asian countries face the patriarchal system in their own countries so they are celebrating 15th November as South Asian Women’s Day since 2002 AD for practicing peace, justice, human rights and democracy. On this occasion NWRF Secretariat has also conducted lamp lightening program for solidarity, peace and democracy. The program was organized at MaitiGhar Mandala, Kathmandu in which Ms. Mona Sherpa from Action Aid Nepal and Indian Human Right Activist Ms. Kamal …
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6. Interaction program between CA Members and WRF Members. Year :2010

An interaction between CA members and WRF members was organized in which CA members informed about the women rights issues to be incorporated in an upcoming constitution whereas participants asked about various issues based questions to members. This program was conducted in coordination with BBC Nepal in which CA members-Kalpana Rana, Dama Sharma, and Bina Gyawali and 57 members from WRF involved. In between the program participants performed few street drama and satirical songs too.
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7. Empowerment Rally (Jagaran Yatra) for Joint Land Registration Cerficate and Demand Letter Presentation

On the occasion of 16 day campaign on violence against women, DWRF Nawalparasi and District Advocacy Forum initiated two days empowerment rally/Jagaran Yatra for creating pressure to implement the joint land registration certificate system. This was supported by Bijaya Development Resource Centre,Social Development Forum, Majhi, Musahar and Bhote Welfare Service Committee, and NWRF Secretariat. Similarly through CDO, the demand letter was sent to the Prime Minister. After receiving the demand le …
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8. Established National Women’s Rights Forum’s committee. Year :2008

The National conference of Women’s rights forum (WRF) was organized at Vijay development resource centre (VDRC), Nawalparasi on 9 December 2008. In the presence of Ms. Kete Nustedt, Mr. Bimal Phuyal, Director, Action aid International, Khem Raj Sapkota, chairperson of VDRC, the member of women’s rights forum (WRF) from 18 districts and representatives from Action aid partner NGOs participated in the conference. Special guests along with WRF members shared their views in the first session of the …

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9. HIV/AIDS and violence against women

Violence against women (VAW) and HIV and AIDS are so interrelated that VAW leads to HIV infection and sometimes it follows the infection. Due to VAW and HIV&AIDS women are facing more problems than men. Gender discrimination, discriminatory law, patriarchy, social and cultural factors such as early marriage, forced marriage, lack of education, son preference society are the reasons behind violence against women. While violent or forced sex, lack of power to negotiate sex, fear of saying no t …
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