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Promoting Women’s Political Leadership and Governance in India and South Asia There is growing momentum among governments and civil society to foster and ensure women’s participation and leadership in the political arena, and specifically within local governance structures. Establishing quotas for ­women’s representation at di...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda The project “Strengthening Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Nepal: Towards Implementation of National Action Plan on UNSCRs 1325 and 1820”, funded by the Government of Finland, aims to strengthen local level implementation of...
GoN, UNWOMEN, (2016)
Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers of Nepal Nepal has witnessed high levels of foreign labour migration since the last two decades. The remittance these migrant workers generate account for almost one quarter of the country's GDP, with 11 per cent of this total coming from women migrant worker...
GoN, UNWOMEN, (2013)
Final Evaluation of UNIFEM’s Regional Programme for HBWs in South Asia Phase II There are more than 100 million home based workers (HBWs) in the world,1 of which around 50 percent are in South Asia alone where they form a fast growing part of the workforce2. Of these workers, an estimated 80 percent are women. While this substan...
UNWOMEN, (2009)
Why Macroeconomic Policy Matters for Gender Equality Macroeconomic policy, including fiscal and monetary policy, is often thought of as gender neutral. But economic policy choices affect women and men differently because of their different positions in the economy, both market (paid) and non-market (un...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Enhance SGBV Survivors Access to Legal Services. The ability of SGBV survivors to access justice is a challenge, rendered particularly difficult in conflict and post conflict contexts. Fear of retributions, sense of helplessness, feelings of shame, prevention of reporting by the family and society,...
UN WOMEN NEPAL, (2014)
Progress of Women in Nepal (1995-2015) SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY : NON- NEGOTIABLE Twenty years has passed since UN member countries and civil society activists gathered in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women, which conducted with the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA). This year, in 201...
Gov of Nepal, UN Women Nepal, (2015)
Accelerating Progress Towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women Rural women constitute 43 percent of the total 83 percent population living in the rural areas of Nepal. As in many developing countries, women have played an important and often unrecognized role in the agriculture sector in Nepal that sustains near...
UNWOMEN, FAO, WFP, (2016)
United Nations Entity For Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Created in July 2010, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) promotes gender equality not just as an inalienable human right but as a central tenet of social, economic and cultural development. It provid...
UNAIDS, UN WOMEN, (2015)
Returning Home: challenges and opportunities for women migrant workers in the Nepali labour market This report on returnee women migrant workers (RWMWs) draws from insights shared by 1,210 women to understand the influences, conditions, and challenges that characterize women’s migration from and reintegration to Nepal. As gender roles are still...
UN WOMEN, (2019)
Substantive Equality: Progress Of Women In Nepal (1995-2015) Twenty years have passed since UN member countries and civil society activists gathered in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women, which concluded with the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA). This year, in 20...
FEDO, UNWOMEN, (2015)
Progress Of The World's Women: Transforming Economies Realizing Rights (2015-2016) Twenty years after the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, and at a time when the global community is defining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the post-2015 era, the global consensus on the need to achieve gender equali...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
A Rapid Scan Organizations Working on Women and Peace in Nepal It has been important for UNIFEM to undertake this scan for a number of reasons.This is underlined by the fact that each reason is as vital as the other. Increased conflict and insurgency, accompanied by a lack of women in decision-making positions i...
UNIFEM/UNWOMEN, (2006)
Chandra Kala-The Change Maker [YouTube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zet4hdAFt4k [Abstract]- Chandra Kala, a rural women from one of the poorest districts of Nepal, shares how the support received from the Joint Programme Rural Women's Economic Empowernmnet (RWEE) has p...
UN Women, (2017)
Mapping Progress on Women's Right in Nepal Over the past two decades, legal reforms have transformed the landscape for gender equality in Nepal, ensuring greater economic security for women, increased legal protection from violence, improved safeguarding of their sexual and reproductive right...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Economic Security of Women Migrant Workers; A Pilot Reintegration Programme: Making Remittance Work for Women The number of Nepalese WMWs going abroad is rising 13 Foreign labor migration comes with risks and challenges.Remittance is becoming an essential pillar of the economy.Maximizing its potential gains and benefits is therefore key.The Government of Nep...
UNWOMEN, IFAD, (2010)
Security Council Resolution 1325 Annotated and Explained In this abstract, the Security Council is acknowledging the disproportion ate impact of armed conflict on non-combatants, including women and children civilians, and the fact that they comprise the vast majority of displaced persons. Rather than acci...
UNIFEM/UNWOMEN, (2006)
An In-Depyh Study On The Realities And Concerns Of Nepalese Domestic Workers In Hong Kong The study seeks to deepen the understanding of the general working conditions of Nepalese domestic workers in Hong Kong SAR, highlight their experiences and vulnerabilities and formulate strategies and recommendations for improving the current situat...
FEONA, UNDW, CMR, AMC, ADWA, MFA, UNIFEM, (2009)
UN Statement for 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women 2013 A nation cannot prosper, cannot reach its full potential unless girls and women are empowered economically, politically and are free from any kind of violence. The United Nations Secretary-General at the General Assembly stated that: 'empowerment an...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Responding to Domestic Violence: A Resource Guide for UN Personnel in Nepal Domestic violence is one of the most common and least visible forms of violence. It has devastating consequences not only for the lives of those abused but also for their families, communities and societies more broadly. It is one of the most pressin...
UNWomen, (2019)
घरेलु हिंसाको सम्बोधन:नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघका कर्मचारीको लागि श्रोत पुस्तिका घरेलु हिंसा सबैभन्दा बढी हुने तथा सबैभन्दा कम देखिने हिंसाको किसिम हो । यसको विनाशकारी परिणाम पीडितको जीवनमा मात्र नभई बृहत्तर रुपमा परिवार, समुदाय तथा समाजलाई पनि पर्दछ । संसारभर नै घरेलु हिंसा मानव अधिकारको एक भयानक समस्याको रुपमा देखिएको छ तर लाज ...
UNWOMEN, (2019)
I will move forward [YouTube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUT1ns30-OM [Abstract] - The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, 2015 killed 9,000 people, including the four-year old daughter of a young mother Kalpana Shrestha in Sindupalchowk dist...
UN Women, (2017)
UN Women Nepal Strategic Note 2018-2022 [YouTube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEsM239d8GU [Abstract] - UN Women will advance its efforts in Nepal in accordance with its unique role and triple mandate (normative, operational and coordination) and lessons learned to “achieve gende...
UN Women, (2018)
Financing for Gender Equality in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals This paper identifies a series of macro-level tools to create a supportive environment and generate the resources to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to gender equality. A key argument is that financing for gender equality can be ...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development The “supremely ambitious and transformative vision” embodied in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes a goal to achieve gender equality for all women and girls and a re-commitment to governments’ human rights obligations.At the same ti...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Cooperation And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth (Volume II) As part of the larger South Asian research, the Nepal study aims to assess gender dimensions and its potential in regional trade integration with the prospect of furthering green growth and environment friendly ecotourism in Nepal. In comparison to o...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Cooperation And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth The report, Gender, Trade and Green Growth in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal, explores the interconnections between gender equality, regional trade, and sustainable development. The study builds on the premise that green growth frameworks devoi...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Coopertaion And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth (Volume I) This study examines how trade liberalization impacts women, especially women engaged in the green industries, of four South Asian economies - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal. The primary question being asked in this study is when South Asian econ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
A seamstress entrepreneur from Dhading ...
UN WOMEN/Rajinder Deol, (2018)
A seamstress entrepreneur from Dhading ...
UN WOMEN/Rajinder Deol, (2018)
A seamstress entrepreneur from Dhading ...
UN WOMEN/Rajinder Deol, (2018)
Interaction with the e-rickshaw driver Women in Banke, Kailali, learn to drive e-rickshaws to make a living...
UN Women/Priti Shrestha, (2018)
Kabita Thapa_ a fruit vendor ...
UN Women, (2018)
Shanti Theeng, 27 years old, is a returnee migrant from Kuwait, who lives in Banaspati toll, Hetauda – 13, Makwanpur with her husband and daughter. Shanti Theeng steered her journey towards empowerment with her husband’s support by choosing an unconventional occupation for earning and sustaining her livelihood. She now operates/drives an e-rickshaw and is seen as an inspiration by other women, w...
UN Women, (2018)
UN Women ASIA Pacific: Newsletter 3 (2015) United Nations Under-Secretary- General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo- Ngcuka, visited the Philippines to promote gender equality and women’s rights within a regional context. During her visit, the Executive Director announced A...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
UNSCR 1325 AND FEMALE EX-COMBATANTS - CASE STUDY OF THE MAOIST WOMEN OF NEPAL The situation of women combatants and the roles they can play in conflict transformation and peace building is an area which has received minimal attention in the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda over the past 15 years. This is despite consiste...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Compilation of Women’s Groups and Other Civil Society Responses to the Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Women’s rights and gender equality advocates welcome the inclusion of a gender equality goal but are concerned that the report lacks an integrated gender perspective. They point out that critical inter-linkages, specifically in terms of women's right...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Gender Equality- Update No. 2 Highlights: 1. Gender, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and trafficking indicators integrated into the Displacement Tracking Matrix 2. Ensure special provisions to identify and prioritise vulnerable households for shelter materials distributions and/or ...
UNWOMEN, WFP, (2015)
Gender Equality- Update No.3 In order to implement and disseminate the Common Charter of Demands by Women’s Groups, a Core Group has been formed consisting of representatives of eight women’s organisations. The issues of the Common Charter were shared and discussed in a CSO cons...
UNWOMEN, UNOCHA, (2015)
Gender Equality: Update No. 8 Gender equality was mainstreamed throughout the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and a separate chapter on gender equality and social inclusion was included in the final report, among other things stressing the need to engage earthquake affected...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Nepal Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Profile For Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction (Updated 31st August 2017) Rural areas are hard hit without electricity and flood affected people are temporarily residing on rooftops and in schools, post offices, temples and on open ground. Flood affected people are in need of immediate food (including specific nutrition re...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
Gender Equality Bulletin no. 1 - Response to the Nepal Earthquake (as of 21/05/2015) Key facts and figures, initiatives, progress, challenges, needs and opportunities related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the context of the Nepal earthquake emergency response. Ensuring a gender-responsive humanitarian effort involv...
UNFPA, UN Women, Protection Cluster, (2015)
Empowering Widows: An Overview of policies and programmes in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to desig...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Safe Communities Free From Violence Against Women And Girls Government of Nepal deserves a huge big vote of thanks as for its technical and facilitation support through its line ministries (Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Women, Children, and Social Welfare, National Women Commission, Ministry of Defe...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Inventory of Knowledge Products on Women’s Empowerment (WE) and Gender Equality Supported by the UN System in Nepal1 Inventory of Knowledge Products on Women’s Empowerment (WE) and Gender Equality Supported by the UN System in Nepal1 updated 23 June 2014. #UNWomen #Knowledge #GenderEmpowerment #WomenEmpowerment #GenderEquality ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Memorandum of Understandung Between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empoerment of Women and the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Nepal This Memorandum on Understanding (MOU)is entered into by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN women), and the Non Resident Nepali Association (hereinafter "NRNA"). UN women and NRNA are hereinafter jointly re...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
NRNA and UN Women to promote gender equality and women's empowerment On August 5, 2014, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and UN Women to promote the rights and interests of Nepali women residing outside and within Nepal. Through the MoU, NRNA and UN Women Nepa...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
Roster of Gender Specialist in Nepal 1 Common Country Assessment; Data and Statistics; Economic Empowerment; Education; Environment; Evaluations; Gender mainstreaming; Gender Responsive Budgeting(GRB); Health, Sexuality and HIV/AIDs; Human Rights and Law; Media; Migration; National Develo...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Turning Promises into Action : Gender EQUALITY in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development This report takes stock of where we stand on key aspects of gender equality globally; tells us what is needed to monitor progress meaningfully; and provides wide-ranging recommendations for change. Despite advances in girls’ enrolment in primary ed...
UN WOMEN, (2018)
Independent Evaluation Office: Newsletter (Issue #7) On 17 December 2014, Ambassador Thomson of Fiji Mission to the United Nations (sponsor of the UN resolution on National Capacity Development endorsed by 48 Members States), Deborah Rugg (UNEG Chair and OIOS Evaluation Director) and Marco Segone (Eval...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Discussion Paper Series on Women’s Political Leadership: Country Reviews Women’s Political Participation in South Asia Governance in all South Asian countries is imbued with a predominantly patriarchal character. This is reflected in the fact that women form a disproportionately small segment of representatives in elected bodies across all levels of governance, and s...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
EveryDay Equality: Be The Change UNIFEM (part of UN Women) South Asia Sub-regional office has been organizing the Biennial Ministerial Review Meetings with governments and civil society to take stock of progress, gaps and emerging challenges in the implementation of the Beijing Plat...
UNWOMEN, (2010)
Fact sheet on Women province 1 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 2 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 3 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 4 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 5 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 6 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UNWomen, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 7 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UN Women, (2019)
Discussion Paper Series on Women’s Political Leadership- Concept paper:Gender responsive Governance The above statement calls attention to the challenges involved in the study of gender within governance. The study of governance concentrates primarily on its technical dimensions, that is, the manner in which structures are organised to enable the s...
UNWOMEN, ICRW, (2012)
Report Of The Fifth South Asia Regional Ministerial Conference Celebrating Beijing Plus Ten The Fifth South Asia Regional Ministerial Meeting – “Celebrating Beijing Plus Ten”, was as special as the year 2005 itself. A year of milestones for gender equality, it marks the tenth anniversary of the historic Fourth World Conference on Women at B...
UNWOMEN, (2005)
Violence Against Women In Politics (A Study Conducted In India, Nepal And Pakistan) Violence against Women (VAW) is prevalent in every country in the world and is one of the leading causes of morbidity for women. Among women aged between 15 and 44, acts of violence cause more death and disability than cancer, malaria, traffic accide...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
NEPAL: A YEAR AFTER THE EARTHQUAKES UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to implement these standards. It stands behind women’...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Press Brief On UN Women, The UN Entity For Gender Equality And The Empowerment Of Women The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women will be operational from 1st January 2011. The UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 July 2010 to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls...
UNWOMEN, (2010)
UN Nepal Statement On Violence Against Women and Girls in Nepal Recent highly publicized cases of rape, murder and disappearance of Nepalese women have rightly sparked off protests against the wider issue of violence against women and girls in Nepal. Sadly these cases are only a few out of many more cases of gend...
UNICEF, UNFPA, UNWOMEN, (2013)
End Violence Against women And Children Campaign To Mark International Women’s Day In Nepal, women and children suffer from widespread and multiple forms of violence. It takes place in the home, on the streets, in schools, the workplace, during conflict and even in times of peace. It manifests itself in its most prevalent forms of ...
UNICEF, UNFPA, UNWOMEN, (2013)
Annual Report 2015–2016 The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes a...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Expanding Health-Care Access in the United States This paper focuses on the ways in which women in the United States are impacted by the 2010 passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (usually referred to as ACA or ‘Obamacare’). The ACA’s three main goals of expanding access, increas...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Policy Brief: Gender-Sensitive Remittances and Asset-Building in the Philippines Based on the research paper on Gender-Sensitive Remittances and Asset-Building in the Philippines, this policy brief aims to present a set of gender-sensitive policy recommendations and good practices for empowerment of Filipino women migrant workers...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Restoring Dignity and Building Resilience: Monitoring Report of UN Women's Programming in Za'atari Refugee Camp (June-October 2015) UN Women Jordan’s cash-for-work programme in refugee camp settings, initiated in January 2013, targets the most vulnerable women living in Za’atari refugee camp, assisting 1,000 people through roughly 200 opportunities per day. In the context of shif...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Towards Gender Equality Through Sanitation Access This discussion paper reviews the extensive literature on sanitation to show that inadequate access to this basic service prevents the realization of a range of human rights and of gender equality. We recognize that “dignity” is a highly culture- and...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Transform– The Magazine for Gender-Responsive Evaluation UN Women regularly evaluates its own work to enhance accountability, inform decision-making and contribute to learning on the best ways to achieve gender equality while strengthening the capacity of United Nations agencies and governments in designin...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Typology on Training for Gender Equality The Typology on Training for Gender Equality is a classification of the types of training for gender equality: awareness-raising and consciousness-building, knowledge enhancement, skills training, change in attitudes/behaviours, and mobilisation for ...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
UN Women Training Centre 2016 Catalogue This is the 2016 UN Women Training Centre Catalogue of courses. It features a schedule of courses offered by modality, resources, upcoming courses and forthcoming initiatives. The UN Women Training Centre is dedicated to supporting the UN and other s...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
UN Women Training Centre Annual Report 2015 The UN Women Training Centre 2015 Annual Report highlights the work and the activities carried out by the Training Centre in 2015, a year of great growth and evolution for the Training Centre courses and its eLearning Campus. The Report details resul...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Economic Growth and Social Reproduction: Gender Inequality as Cause and Consequence This paper examines how growth, social reproduction and gender equality are connected in ways that make care work a key determinant of macroeconomic policy outcomes, growth and development. The paper begins by developing a conceptual framework for th...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Falling Through the Net? Gender and Social Protection in the Pacific This paper examines the gender dimensions and implications of social protection in relation to rapid transformations in the globalizing economies in the Pacific region. The paper analyzes the dynamics of gender and social protection in three countrie...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Gender Equality and Human Rights The achievement of substantive equality is understood as having four dimensions: redressing disadvantage; countering stigma, prejudice, humiliation and violence; transforming social and institutional structures; and facilitating political participati...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Guidance on Country Portfolio Evaluations in UN Women The country portfolio evaluation (CPE) approach and methodology has been developed by the UN Women Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) to assess UN Women’s contributions to results at country level while shifting the focus from activities and outputs...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
The Indian Labour Market: A Gender Perspective This paper provides an in-depth analysis of trends in labour market outcomes of women in India based on unit level data sets of employment and unemployment surveys undertaken in 1999-2000, 2004-2005, and 2011-2012. The paper analyzes the gender diffe...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
International Donors Met in Kathmandu to Support Nepal's Reconstruction The Post Disaster Needs Assessment prepared by the National Planning Commission in line with international best practices and methods is an exceptional example of coordination among all the ministries of the government and nearly 500 national and int...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Speech Delivered by UN Women Representative and Acting UN Resident Coordinator Ziad Sheikh at the National Conference of Dalit Women for Democracy, Social Justice, Sustainable Peace and Inclusive Constitution The protection and promotion of all human rights and the commitment to inclusive development are essential to ensuring a sustainable peace, while discrimination and inequality are major barriers to democracy. The recent three day national conference...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN Women Asia Pacific: Quarterly Newsletter Highlights: 1. Women's leadership and participation 2. Women's economic empowerment 3. Women's leadership in peace, security and disaster risk reduction 4. Gender responsive planning and budgeting #UNWOMEN #GENDEREMPOWERMENT #WOMENEMPOWERMENT...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Danish Support To UN Women In Nepal The support to the implementation of the overall strategic note of UN Women is in line with the central objective of the Strategy for Denmark’s Development Cooperation the Right to a Better Life The Embassy of Denmark is translating its global commit...
UNWOMEM, DANIDA, (2014)
UN Women Executive Director launches First Ever Knowledge Hub for Elected Women Representatives Living in Rural Areas of South Asia In partnership with Governments across South Asia, UN Women’s Executive Director Michelle Bachelet and four elected women representatives from South Asia launched the first ever knowledge hub for elected women representatives in rural areas across th...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
Women's Political Participation at the Sub-national Level in Nepal Over the last two decades, Nepal has undergone monumental political change, culminating in the Constitutional Assembly elections in May 2008. The changes have been driven by popular mobilisation, most notably the popular mass movement of April 2006 –...
UNWOMEN, NIBR, (2012)
UN WOMEN and the Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seek to change the course of the 21st century, addressing key challenges such as poverty, inequality, and violence against women. Women empowerment is a pre-condition for this.Women have a critical role to pl...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Women’s Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is a global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Commi...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
UN Women Asia Pacific: Asia Pacific Turns Orange During 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence From 25 November through 10 December countries around Asia-Pacific celebrated the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence to raise public awareness and mobilize public support to end violence against women and girls. ...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
An Iron Resolve - Ek Maya B.K Ek Maya B.K. is one of many women in Nepal whose lives were affected by the decade-long conflict. Her husband, a sub-inspector, was killed during a crossfire while on duty in 2001. A mother of two, Ek Maya made it her mission to advocate for women ...
UN Women, (2018)
BELL-G UN Women ...
UN Women, (2017)
BELL-G UN Women ...
UN Women, (2017)
Empowering Women through skills development Empowering Women through skills development...
UN Women, (2018)
Ritu B.K. Menstruation is a challenging experience for many girls in rural Nepal and it was no different for students of Gorakhnath Secondary School in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan city of Makwanpur district. The lack of amenities, such as sanitary pads, clean wat...
UN Women, (2018)
Shanti Theeng Shanti Theeng of Hetauda, Sunsari steered her journey towards empowerment by choosing an unconventional occupation for earning and sustaining her livelihood. Shanti is a registered e-rickshaw driver who holds an official driving license. She is seen ...
UN Women, (2018)
Suku Maya Tamang Suku Maya Tamang is a proud owner of a cosy tailoring shop in Banepa, Kavre. However, what now seems a well-established business, was once met with dire circumstances. Suku Maya’s husband left for Malaysia and abandoned her just after nine months of ...
UN Women, (2018)
Vegetable Farmers ...
UN Women, (2019)
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