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International Widows Day June 23rd

July 8th, 2013

 

International Widows Day was celebrated throughout Nepal with various districts conducting programs honoring single women and recognizing their contribution to their communities. A detailed list of the activities from the districts is as follows

District

Programs

SINDHUPALCHOCK

Interaction program with stakeholders on importance of celebrating a day for Widows

DHANUSHA

Interaction program with stakeholders on importance of celebrating a day for Widows

MAHOTTARI

Morning Rally

MAKAWANPUR

Public Hearing

CHITWAN

Interaction program with the single women groups

KAVRE

Talk program with youth leaders

RAMECHHAP

Group orientation on importance of Widow’s day

KASKI

Distribute scholarships  to 20 children of single women

SYANJA

Peace rally with banner and play card

PALPA

“Plantation Program” in single women group’s land

RUPANDEHI

Inauguration of three days training on capacity building

BAITADI

Rally

KANCHANPUR

Interaction program with local stakeholder

DARCHULA

Interaction program with local stakeholder

DOTI

Rally

DADELDHURA

Rally

KALALI

Interaction program with political leaders

SURKHET

Inauguration of Chhahari followed by interaction

KATHMANDU

Single women film show and honoring program

SUNSARI

Radio talk  program with concern stakeholder

JHAPA

Honoring program

ILAM

Interaction program with local stakeholder

SAPTARI

Joint rally with local network ( GO, NGO, CBOS, SW GROUP)

UDAYPUR

Interaction program with local stakeholder

MORANG

Interaction program

SIRAHA

Monthly Meeting

In Kathmandu we held a signature campaign on “I would like to express my respect and honor to all the widows of the world”. The Chief Guest Ms. Riddhi Baba Pradhan Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare inaugurated the program where we shared the findings of the Census 2011 on single women in Nepal and their conditions.

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