Posted: April 6, 2020 at 9:14 pm | Categories: Blog
Sunsari District Court remanded a so called saint Krishna Das Giri known as ‘Siddhababa’ in judicial custody for four days for investigation on the charge of raping a female follower.
Many evidences were found as there was a sound record; even he used to call her female followers at Ashram where he used to abuse physically and mentally etc. In this regards, WFN Sunsari District Office has been continuously protesting to give justice to a victim and legal penalty to the culprit so called saint. WFN has submitted the request letter for the justice to the President, Prime Minister and other related agencies. Also, WFN Sunsari has been continuously arranging meetings, rallies, protests seeking for the justice to the victim .
Posted: April 6, 2020 at 9:08 pm | Categories: Blog
On 25th January, WFN had immense pleasure in organizing “CHILD RIGHTS OUR CONCERNS” innovative and inspiring programs with meaningful child participation, protection, promotion and overall development of a child.
We are immensely thankful to Honorable chief guest Mr. Rameshwor Phuyal, Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Development Bagmati province, special guest Mr. Krishna Hari Thapa Mayor of kageshwor Monohara Municipality, Ms.Bindu Pudasaini, Deputy Mayor of Kageshwori Monahara Municipality. The program has many guests as deputy Mayors from Kathmandu along with Human Right Activists, Women and Children Activists and Media Personalities.
In the same program, respected mayor and deputy mayor from kageshwori monohara municipality handover reusable sanitary pad and iron tablets for the girls of WF Home.
Posted: April 6, 2020 at 7:59 pm | Categories: Blog
In Nepal, it is still considered taboo to talk about menstrual cycle. Hence evil-customs like chhaupadi (menstrual- exile) is still prevalent. Normally young teenage girls and women do not open about the problems faced by them to manage their menstruation. They are not able to get menstrual products and most school girls do not go to schools during their periods or dropout after they start their first period. Due to lack of hygienic menstrual products, women suffer from infections, rashes or also risk of cervical cancer. Mostly teenagers and women cannot afford commercial sanitary pads.
The Women’s Foundation of Nepal in co-ordination with “NAHUDA” a non-governmental organization has given training to the women of the WF home and others from sewing training group to make reusable sanitary pads. These types of reusable sanitary pads can be made from locally available products without use of any harmful chemicals. They are comfortable, durable, and absorbent and have lower risks of infection. They are affordable and eco-friendly too!
Posted: April 6, 2020 at 7:56 pm | Categories: Blog
The Women’s Foundation Nepal organized Free Eye Camp and Cataract Surgery. The camp was conducted in the rural communities of the Sindupalchowk district and also in the Kathmandu district on 22, 23 and 24 Decembet, 2019. Around 750 people were benefited from the eye camp. Most of them were senior citizen .Out of them 71 were found to be patients of cataract and operation was done successfully.
After the screening, the patients who needed treatment and cataract surgeries, were followed up. Other people were given free medicines and glasses after treatment. We are immensely thankful for all who were directly and indirectly involved for making the camp successful.
Organizer: The Women’s Foundation of Nepal Technical Support: Nepal Netra Joyti Sangh Supported by: GLS Future Foundation for Development, Germany Vision for Future, Germany
Posted: April 6, 2020 at 7:38 pm | Categories: Blog
Suzy Trartsaret , volunteer of WFN organized knitting classes for the colleagues at the production center, the day care center and members of the WFN. The classes were always very well attended and everybody had a lot of fun knitting beautiful ponchos, hats, socks and scarves. The training session of knitting has been completed for this year.
Thank you very much Suzy for your continuous support!