Just before the renewed lockdown in Nepal from 1st May, PHASE Nepal was able to conduct Girls’ Empowerment Workshops in Bichhya (Bajura). These workshops aim to improve the educational and life chances of girls in these extremely remote villages and raise awareness for the importance of education, women’s rights, protection from violence, and health and hygiene, and career choices. For part of the workshop programme, boys are also included in order to increase their sensibility for gender issues.Here we would like to let the participants speak for themselves: Bimala T. – 14 years, female:“I attended the two weeks Girls Empowerment Programme that PHASE offered in our school. All sessions were […]
We are extremely happy to announce a new education project: With support from the City of Vienna and PHASE Austria, a girls empowerment project will be launched this December in Bajura District in the Karnali region. Based on experiences with similar projects, the PHASE Nepal team has added another dimension to its tested approach: this time, the young boys will be involved in the project in order to inspire them to advocate for women’s rights and equality, too. The City of Vienna’s support thus enables us to provide the opportunity to address the issues of equality, education and their plans for the future. Please click here for further information.