UN Adopts Convention for the Rights of Older People including older widows

Historic moment at the UN! After 14 years of continuous advocacy from all across the globe, the document for the UN Convention for the Rights of Older People has been accepted and adapted by member states at the UN. WHR feels proud as our Founder Lily Thapa was able to include ‘older widows’ as an intersectionality issue in the joint …

Leather Bag Making Training in Kapilvastu

With the support of Banganga Municipality, Women for Human Rights (WHR) Single Women Group Kapilvastu has started a 15-day training program for making Leather bags. The training is being conducted for 11 single women.

Single Women Gathering and Interaction Program at Chandragiri

WHR organized a District Level Single Women Gathering and Interaction Program at Teenthana, Chandragiri. The event was graced by the esteemed presence of Ms. Lily Thapa, Founder of WHR, Ms. Kabita Pandey, Chairperson of the Central Board, Ms. Upasana Rana, Executive Director, respected Advisors and Board Members of WHR, and single women members. This gathering served as a platform for …

Interaction Program at Chandragiri

An interaction program on issues concerning single women was successfully conducted by the Women for Human Rights (WHR) Single Women Group in Chandragiri-10, Satungal (Kathmandu), organized in collaboration with Ward 10 of Chandragiri Municipality.

Annual General Meeting in Saptari

A new executive committee has been elected from the fifth general assembly of the Women for Human Rights (WHR) Single Women Group in Saptari district. The elected members are as follows: Kiran Kumari Rauniyar as Chairperson, Madhavi Shah as Vice Chairperson, Gyanu Bhattarai as Secretary, Sundarvati Yadav as Treasurer, and members Renu Bishwakarma, Sadhana Singh, Lalita Chaudhary, Mina Mall, and …

Inaugural General Meeting in WHR Dhanusha

The inaugural general meeting of the WHR Dhanusha district has concluded. During this meeting, a new working committee comprising 11 individuals was elected. The committee includes President Subhadra Ale, Vice President Samyogita Sah, Treasurer Madhu Sah, Secretary Baby Dutta, and members Nirmala Jha, Phul Kumari Mandal, Meena Das, Anita Mandal, Sita Shrestha, Sukra Devi, and Anita Dutta.

Capacity Building Training at Kavre

WHR Kavre District has completed a two-day training on capacity building for single women, in the presence of Ms. Jayanthi Rai, Honorable Chairperson of Legislative Committee, and financially supported by Namobuddha Municipality.

Chhahari Construction in Jhapa

Women for Human Rights, Single Women’s Group (WHR) in coordination with financial support from Ward No. 8 of Birtamode Municipality, Jhapa District, organized the construction of a WHR shelter. A public event and donor recognition program were also conducted. The program was chaired by Chuda Kumari Chalishe, with Birtamode Municipality Mayor Pabitra Mahatraj as the chief guest. The event was …

Annual General Meeting in Banke

The 9th Annual General Meeting of WHR office in Banke District has successfully concluded. Ekmaya Bishwakarma, the organization’s chairperson, chaired the program. Mr. Gobind Prasad Regmi, the Chairperson of Ward No. 9 in Nepalganj Sub-Metropolitan City, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Among the attendees were Ramesh Sitaula, a representative from the Non-Governmental Organizations Federation, the Women, Children, and …