gender equality

Sunita, 34, from Nuwakot is an independent woman, advancing on the capacity she attains. Life was not always like how it is today, she recalls. Her family was badly affected by the disastrous earthquake of 2015. She along with her husband, two children and her mother-in-law faced a lot of troubles...
The ‘Trans-Boundary Rivers of South Asia’ (TROSA) is a five-year (2017 -2021) regional programme jointly implemented by Oxfam and its partners to understand and address challenges faced by millions of people living on the river basins without access to water and working to create the conditions to...
Today, more than 8.1 million Nepalis live in poverty. Women and girls are more likely to be poor, despite the significant contribution they make to the economy, especially through unpaid care and household work. More than one-third of Nepal’s children under 5 years are stunted, and 10% suffer...
women's land rights
This report contains experiences and learning achieved by participants of "Governing Land for Men and Women" a three-month learning programme jointly launced by Oxfam in Nepal and UN FAO. You will find in this report opinion of the programme participants on recognising and securing land rights of...
Dura Devi Saud and her husband Khadga Singh Saud proudly show their JLO certificate - Credit: CSRC
The Joint Land Ownership Campaign is the only such program in Nepal and has been successful in convincing the government to introduce join landownership for couples in 2011.
Community Discussion Center in Dailekh. Photo by: Aarati Sharma/Oxfam
The untapped contribution of women is a priority for Oxfam, therefore we put women’s rights at the heart of all our programmes.
Woman mason in Gorkha district - Credit: Abdullah Ampilan/Oxfam
In a workforce dominated by men, I was surprised to see two ladies in the training of masons in Gorkha district. I went with the WASH team to witness their activities in the field particularly in Saurpani, a remote VDC of Gorkha, one of the worst affected districts by the 2015 earthquake.
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