Meeting self-help group members In Kapilvastu, UMN’s Executive Director Dhana Lama met members of the Manakamana Self Help Group (SHG). Urmila Badi, the secretary of the SHG shared, “Before the SECURE project’s presence, we were far behind…
Did you know water mills are still relied on for grinding grains in rural Nepal? UMN, through our local partner and the CLIMATES project in Doti, is promoting and supporting installation of new mills and renovation of…
Newly married Punita’s life was miserable as she suffered from her husband’s temper tantrums and physical abuse. She never fought back. After receiving the gender training from the men’s and women’s group they are a happier couple…
Forty women from diverse backgrounds – students, school teachers, Karate students, some gender champions, UMN women and partner staff – participated in a three-day self-defence workshop towards the end of April in Bajhang. The workshop was facilitated…
Gender equality is important to reduce barriers as every person has the right to live with dignity and freedom. To raise awareness and train in addressing issues against gender disparities, facilitators from Nawalaparasi and Bajhang Districts have…
UMN has long been advocating the importance of gender equality by providing awareness and orientation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) to civil society, religious leaders, women, adolescents, and men’s support groups. In Kapilvastu (see photos), the 16 days…
Getting to Bajhang was “so much easier than it used to be”, according to our UMN colleague who was travelling with us from Dadeldhura to Chainpur, the Bajhang District Centre on the 17th of May. I’m sure…