WHR holds panel discussion on Social Security Rights of Single Women

On the occasion of the 72nd International Human Rights Day 2020 and the 12th Human Rights National Magna Meet, WHR held a panel discussion on 10 December 2020 regarding Social Security Rights of Single Women with due focus on contemporary legal and social aspects.    This year’s theme for the 72nd International Human Rights Day is Recover Better: Stand Up …

WHR founder Thapa receives International Human Rights Award-2020 

Lily Thapa, Founder of Women for Human Rights, single women group (WHR), has been conferred with the prestigious International Human Rights Award-2020.              The award is an international felicitation to the humanitarian engagement of WHR in various sectors, especially pertaining to safeguarding the rights of single women in the country and their empowerment. The latest comes the relief …

Capacity Building Training on Visibility Part-1

On 20th October 2020, WHR got the opportunity to participate in Capacity Building Training on Visibility Part-1 under the project Towards Effective Humanitarian Volunteering (TEHV).   We would like to thank ADRA Slovensko and ADRA CZ for organizing, facilitating, and making it interesting for participants. #TEHV #EUAV #EUAidVolunteers #WeCareWeAct  

Established a community kitchen and distribution of cooked meals

WHR with the support of UN Women established a community kitchen in Chhahari, Hattigauda to prepare cooked meals. The community kitchen kicked off from 15th June, 2020 (Asadh 1, 2077) and ended on 9th August, 2020 (Shrawan 25, 2077). Altogether, 8 kitchen personnel were hired to serve meals in three different locations: Budhanilkantha Municipality (Budhanilkantha-6, Chapali Height-2 and Budhanilkantha-7); Chyasingdole-6 and Bansighat, Tripureshwor. …

Awareness raising campaigns

6 awareness teams (2 people in each location) were formed to conduct awareness raising campaigns in the meal distribution locations (Budhanilkantha Municipality (Budhanilkantha-6, Chapali Height-2 and Budhanilkantha-7); Chyasingdole-6 and Bansighat, Tripureshwor). In total 42 sessions (14 sessions in each location) have been conducted as of 30th July, 2020 have been conducted.  The beneficiaries are sensitized on different thematic issues like: hand washing techniques; …

Monitoring visit by UN Women and UNFPA

Vallerie Juliand, UN Resident coordinator UNRCO; Wenny Kusuma, UN Women Country Representative; Representative from Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen and team of UN Women visited WHR for monitoring purpose. The monitoring team visited the project intervention area and were briefed on the quarantine facilities. The interaction program with returnee women migrants staying at the holding center of Chhahari …

Successful submission of Application for EU Aid volunteers Certification.

After extensive work over the past few months, WHR was successful in submitting the application for EU Aid Volunteers Certification. We would like to thank ADRA Slovensko and Adice – Centre d’information Europe Direct Roubaix for the training, long discussions, and individual guidance to develop and adapt all the standards and procedures of safe, effective, and impactful humanitarian volunteering.