women empowerment

On 5th and 6th of June, 2019, I accompanied the visit of Ms. Kate Attwooll, Ms. Kalayaan Constantino and Ms. Cecilia Keizer from the Country Governance Group to Women’s Skills Development Organization (WSDO) in Pokhara, one of the enterprises being supported by Enterprise Development Program of...
Parbati, 40, lives alone in a two-story building in Patan Municipality of Baitadi district of Nepal. Her husband and son are away in India for work. Same is the situation in all ten households in her community. Mostly all male members are away for work, leaving female and young members of the...
‘Women cannot only hold POTS and PANS but they can equally handle PLOTS and PLANS’. I read this line some 15 years ago, when I was an eighth-grade school student. I found the statement so strong, that I repeat it again and again. It strongly states the transition of women from the four walls of a...
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...
See how women are learning skills to make beautiful handicrafts.
Padma Gurung sewing sanitary napkins at her tailoring shop. Photo by: Sabir Ojha/Oxfam
Sabir Ojha and Sangita Regmi, Gorkha Padma Gurung of Takumaj vdc of Gorkha district never thought she would be displaying sanitary napkins for sale at her tailoring shop one day. She never thought she would be sewing them herself and earning extra money too. It all began after she got the training...
Raju Bishwokarma with his new electric sewing machine
Cash grants, as a part of the EFSVL intervention, has been helping people kick start their businesses one more time, allowing them double their income and boost their self esteem.
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