Orientation on Gender responsive budgeting and Social Inclusion at Bheriganga Municipality of Surkhet district

To enhance and sensitize women, girls, ethnic communities, differently-abled, widows, elderly people, etc. to have equal access to resources and decision making opportunities a orientation on Gender responsive budgeting and Social Inclusion was conducted at Bheriganga Municipality of Surkhet district on 26th December 2017. After the successful completion of local elections in all seven provinces, people have elected representatives who …

Capacity Building Workshop 23-24 December, 2017 Sauraha, Chitwan

Women for Human Rights, single women group (WHR) held a two days workshop in December 2017 to enhance the capacity of its staff members on how to manage, mediate, and resolve problems and challenges faced during implementing human rights. The Executive Director of WHR, Sumeera Shrestha facilitated the workshop. Twenty representatives (14 women and 6 men) from the organization attended …

SANKALPA Peace Award!

WHR Family would like to congratulate Ms. Ved Awasti for being awarded the “SANKALPA Peace Award” from Rt. Hon. President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on the occasion of 9th Magna Meet and 69th International Human Right Day. Being the first Single Women to receive this prestigious prize, you have brought honor to WHR and Single Women’s of Nepal advocating for their …

Civil Peace Service exchange program

Civil Peace Service exchange with experts from Balkan states, from Europe, Latin America, South East Asia and South Asia. Altogether 40 participants, I am overwhelmed with positive energy and so much of learning and sharing attitude. “Dealing with the past” regarding Peace, Conflict and Transitional Justice is not easy concept at all , we have to learn a lot especially …

#16DaysofActivismagainstGenderBasedViolence

“WHR is actively engaged to protect the right of 67% of Nepalese widows of aged between 20-35 years” – “Leave No One Behind: End Violence against Women and Girls” Women for Human Rights, single women group (WHR) #16DaysofActivismagainstGenderBasedViolence

“Legal Awareness” on Citizenship and Vital Registration

WHR conducted a “Legal Awareness” on Citizenship and Vital Registration to Single women and earthquake survivors at Mahankal Rural Municipality, Thuladurlung which is the most remote part of Lalitpur considered as second Karnali.

16 Days Activism

Widowhood is viewed as a social death in many communities in Nepal and around the world. Widows are vulnerable to all forms of violence against them. Let us stand up to respect, protect and fulfill the rights of widows ! #orangetheworld #16days #endviolenceagainstwomenandgirls thank you Peace Women Partners International for sharing the facts. Best Sumeera Shrestha WHR Nepal Executive Director

Ms. Lily Thapa at the Australian Council for International Development National Conference- Transformation Change and Development. #ACFID2017

Keynote Speech at the Australian Council for International Development National Conference- Transformation Change and Development. #ACFID2017 Ms. Lily Thapa Founder of WHR presenting during the conference a proud moment for all widow right activist around the world https://youtu.be/StKXgZMM0Kw My DREAM is to become the FIRST female Prime-Minister of Nepal. It was not always my dream. I wanted a normal life, …