International Widows Day is being observed by United Nations on June 23rd every year. Since WHR is the only organization who pioneers at the single women issues celebrated 5th International Widows Day in collaboration with Nepal Youth Resource Center and The team of ‘Music for Peace’ project from RAC Kathmandu Mid-town this year with a slogan “White- Peace leading towards Power”.
Color is our birth right and no color shall define widowhood.
Here is wishing all our courageous sisters a very happy International Widows Day. We have come a long way.
Wishing all my courageous widow sisters who stood to face the challenges.Happy International Widows’ Day
International Widows’ day is a global day of focus for effective action to raise awareness and help widows and their children around the world who are suffering through poverty, illiteracy, HIV/AIDS, conflict and social injustice. On the 22nd December 2010 at the 65th UN General Assembly, the United Nations recognized 23rd June as International Widows’ Day
– Lily Thapa:
WHR and UN Women distributed dignity kits to 50 Earthquake survivor. Disturbition was done on the base of Need Assessment survey.