The Women’s Foundation Nepal is a non-profit and non-governmental organization helping women and children in Nepal who are victims of violence, abuse and poverty. WFN was established in 1988 by a group of professional Nepalese women.
- Shelter Home & support: To provide a safe Shelter Home, which provides all needs
- Access to education/training: To provide survivors of violence or abused women and children with access to kindergarten, school and university education as well as various skills training and empowerment programs.
- Leverage self-dependent business: To enhance access to micro-credits and to promote local business and savings schemes for women.
- Equal rights: To work toward the elimination of gender bias in laws, rules and regulations and to lobby for equal participation for women at all levels of government and decision-making.
- Domestic violence
- Sexual abuse
- Property rights
- Witch hunting
- Child marriage
- Child labour & education
- Shelter Homes: Three Shelter Homes housing in total more than 120 children and more than 30 women
- Child Care Centres: Two centres, one in Jhapa in the eastern part of Nepal and the other in Kathmandu caring for between 40 and 60 children aged 1 to 6 years
- Non-violent school: Teaching over 450 children up to 10th grade
- Micro-Credits in 2013: 235 women (in total 3000 women)
- 300 trained Trainers in the Vocational Training for Nepalese Rural Women Program who go on to teach almost 1000 women in each of their respective districts
- Legal assistance (mediation & lawsuits): over 300 cases yearly
- Scholarships: more than 1000 in total
- Support of poor, mentally sick, disabled families: more than 500 in total
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