Minister committed to address CSOs issues and challenges.  

12 December, 2023, Kathmandu, Hon'ble Mr. Surendra Raj Acharya, Minister of Women, Child and Senior Citizens has shown his commitment to address ongoing issues and challenges facing by CSOs to promote civic and democratic space and also shown his commitment to expedite formulation of new umbrella law. JuRI-Nepal has submitted the CSOs position paper on need for a new law to promote civic space and CSOs recommendations today. Submission paper has heighted major issues and challenges and also suggested some specific points to promote civic and democratic space aiming to formulation of new umbrella law to repeal discriminatory provisions and practices as ensured by the constitution, f...
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Master Training of Trainers on Leadership Development to Self Help Group (SHG) Leaders

  JuRI-Nepal and implementing partner, Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO) in collaboration with UN Women is implementing the Project entitled “HAMRO SAHAKARYA”. One of the objective of the project is to facilitate the advocacy and movement building initiatives in its project location.  To achieve this objective seven days Master Training of Trainers (MToT) on Leadership Development for SHG leaders was conducted in Nepalgunj on 5th to 11th November 2023. The main objective to f the event was to enhance knowledge and understanding on the leadership, communication and negotiation skills required for advocacy and movement building activities of SHG leaders. All together 23 commu...
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Joint monitoring Mission to Surkhet

JuRI-Nepal and implementing partner, Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO) in collaboration with UN Women is implementing the Project entitled " Pathways from Trauma to Empowerment – Fostering Social Norms Change Through Storytelling and Collective Mobilization " in selected 10 LGUs of Kailali, Doti, and Surkhet districts. The project aims to empower women and excluded groups in Nepal by addressing their immediate needs, enhancing their capacity to promote gender equality and social inclusion, improving economic security through sustainable livelihood opportunities, and promoting collective mobilization for leadership and social norm change during the COVID-19 pandemic. UN Women ...
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Seasonal vegetables seeds and vermin compost distribution to support kitchen garden of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) members in project LGUs of Surkhet, Kailali and Doti districts.

375 women/SHGs members (Dalits: 279, Janjati 49, BCT: 49) from the ten project LGUs were selected by the SHGs and supported to promote their kitchen gardening with seasonal vegetables last month (September 2023). Among them 24 includes HHs with PWDs. This initiatives was inbuilt in the comprehensive relief support package along with the food and non-food items to address the immediate needs of most marginalized and vulnerable groups/HHs in the project locations. Before the distributions the SHGs selected participants ensuring having their own small kitchen garden/using lands of other is lease/rent for production. Promoting kitchen garden is very popular program approach to ensure food securi...
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Psychosocial and Referral Mechanism Training

15th September, 2023 “Hamro Sahakarya Project” aims to facilitate and provide access on referral mechanism to 2,000 GBV survivors/target groups from the project locations during its implementation.  The three days Psychosocial and Referral Mechanism Training was organized in Kailali of Sudurpachhim Province (2nd to 4rth September 2023) and Surkhet of Karnali Province (13th to 15th September 2023). All together 57 community facilitators and leaders from 10 LGUs enhanced their knowledge and understanding on available referral mechanism in project districts, identify and support GBV survivors to access services and ensure close coordination with different local stakeholder...
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