The German magazine South Asia (“Südasien ” in German) featured WHR’s work in SudurPaschim

“The Colors of Kailali ” is the title of the reportage about the social peace committment of “Women for Human Rights” (WHR) in Sudur Pashchim province. The article of Peter Dietzel, Country Coordinator of KURVE Wustrow in Nepal, was published in the German-language magazine “Südasien” (South Asia). WHR’s project is funded by the German Development Ministry (BMZ).   You can …

Participation and Voice for Excluded Women (PAVE) – Learning report

This paper aims to document the results and key learning from the Participation and Voice for Excluded Women (PAVE) project in Nepal. The project was collaboratively designed by Feminist Dalit Organisation (FEDO), Tewa, Women for Human Rights (WHR), and Womankind Worldwide and implemented between October 2019 and September 2022 in five districts of Province 7 in Nepal. (Accham, Dadeldhura, Doti, …

Role of PAVE in Women’s Participation and Leadership in Nepal

Learn how the PAVE (Participation And Voice for the Excluded in Nepal) project, led by Tewa, Feminist Dalit Organization – FEDO, WHR Nepal and Womankind Worldwide has helped amplify the voices of marginalized women in Nepal & supported them to meaningfully engage in political leadership and decision-making spaces, many for the very first time. Hear it from the women themselves: 

Towards Effective Humanitarian Volunteering

Synopsis of lesson learnt under the project ‘Towards Effective Humanitarian Volunteering’ in partnership with ADRA Slovensko and ADICE France with the support of EU AID Volunteers.

WHR-Chhahari Delivers Warm Cooked Meals to Frontline Healthcare Workers

Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR)-Chhahari in coordination with Nepal Medical Association and Budhanilkantha Municipality among others has taken initiative in providing cooked warm meals to frontline healthcare workers in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The warm cooked meals to the frontline healthcare workers like doctors, nurses, paramedics, ambulance drivers and staff managing dead bodies of COVID patients …

‘Rape Laws in South Asian Insufficient, Inconsistent, and Poorly Enforced’

A new report has revealed that how laws on rape in South Asian countries, including Nepal, are insufficient, inconsistent, and not systematically enforced, putting women and girls at heightened risk of sexual violence. Jointly released by international women’s rights organization Equality Now and Dignity Alliance International, Sexual Violence in South Asia: Legal and Other Barriers to Justice for Survivors, focuses …

WHR Initiatives Procedure to Construct Her Story Park

Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR) has initiated procedure to construct a park dedicated for women named Her Story Park on 35 Ropanis of land at Tokha of Kathmandu district.  The park, which is envisioned by WHR Founder and Member of the National Human Rights Commission Lily Thapa, is meant to document and illustrate many uncovered and important …

Open House of WHR Documentation Center and Women’s Haat Bazar Organized

On the occasion of the 111th International Women’s Day, Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR), in its central office premises, has successfully held the open house of the Documentation Center which exhibits milestones achieved by Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR) in its Single Women Movement and Haat Bazar showcasing the products produced by single women …

Budhanilkantha Municipality Level Single Women Group Formed

On the occasion of the 111th International Women’s Day, Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR) has formed a Budhanilkantha Municipality Level Single Women Group with the support of Foundation for Just Society (FJS) Nepal. The municipality level Single Women Group was formed amid a program held at Chhahari building of WHR Central Office, Hattigaunda, Kathmandu.   

PM Oli Launches Book Titled ‘Glimmering Flashback’ in WHR’s Premises

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has launched a book titled ‘Glimmering Flashback’ (‘Jhajhalko’ in Nepali) amid a ceremony held at the central office premises of Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR) on 4 February 2021. The book, published by Army Single Women and Injured Family (ASWIF), illustrates painful stories of security personnel and their families in the wake of …