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August-September 2012 Issue
Feminist Dalit Organization
Kupondol, Lalitpur, Nepal.
G.P.O. Box No.: 4366, Ktm.
Strengthening Dalit women’s rights in Nepal’s new constitution
Abigail Hunt, Policy & Advocacy Mananger, and Cintia Lavandera, Programmes Manager, travelled to Nepal to work with Womankind’s partners. Abigail Hunt reports back…
Taking a day out!!!
Today I met few Dalit women from Godamchaur, a suburb of Lalitpur district. They came to Women Training Centre in Jawalakhel (urban part of Lalitpur) to participate in an interaction with the government officials.
Emerging Group leader Sarswati
Sarswati Pashi is the member of Sagarmatha Dalit women group of Udharapur VDC of Banke. She is 27 years old and mother of 2 children. Before involvements of group, she felt shy to come out from her house.
Kamala being as a social leader
Kamala Okheda is a Dalit woman from ward No-9, Routelibtwa VDC in Kanchanpur District. She has 26 year old Dalit women having 9 person’s family including husband, 2 daughters 1 son, grandmother, grandfather and 2 Brother in law.
Neglacted Badi community in a lurch
Despite living in a municipality, the life of people in the Badi settlement of Balchaur, Chuha Municipality is deplorable. The Settlement has 900 people from 200 households,. It was set up around eight years ago and comprises Badi people from 23 districts.
Meeting with American Students
In 19 February, 2015, the group of around 31 American Students had their exposure visit today at the office of FEDO, Kupondole. These were the Human Rights students who came from different Universities throughout the United States. The students were facilitated by the Passage International. The objective of the visit was
FEDO accomplish training on Political Structure
Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO) organized two days training for Dalit women leaders on 'Political Structure' under its project on 'Increasing Dalit Women's Political Participation for Sustainable Peace in Nepal' from 23rd-24th February. The trainings had been targeted for 25 Dalit women leaders from targeted districts: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kavre, Kailali, Kanchanpur
CERD Chairperson visit to Nepal
24 February, 2015, Kathmandu, Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO) met with Honorable Chairperson of United Nations Committee on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on 24th February 2015. During the interaction, Ms. Durga Sob, President of the organization gave a presentation on “Situation of Dalit Women in Nepal”.
Welcome to FEDO
The Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO) was founded in 1994 by a group of conscious Dalit women working for Dalit women’s rights and their empowerment in different spheres... [+ read more]
- European Union (EU)
- Womankind Worldwide
- WaterAid Nepal
- Open Society Foundation (OSF)
- World Bank/CECI
- Australian Embassy
- DanChurch Aid (DCA)