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Changing from Within

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Change, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_2081" align="alignleft" width="300"] Oxfam staff from South Asia countries were attending the South Asia Learning event on WIN and Emerging Theory of Change which took place in Kathmandu, Nepal in May.[/caption]

Women on the highway

Friday, March 14th, 2014 Posted in Cherian Mathews, Nepal, RD's Journal | 2 Comments »

“We stood on the highway and stopped vehicles to collect money for the establishment of our village health post. Men in the village ridiculed us when we sought their support for the health post building”. Narbada Oli explained to me. ...

Story from the Field: Women Leading the Way

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 Posted in Nepal, Pragya Adhikari | No Comments »

A story of how Women Empowerment Centres helped the women in a rural community of Nepal to join their hands and lead social changes, by Pragya Adhikari, Program Officer, Dhangadhi Field Officer. The Women Empowerment Centre or WECs have been an important platform for ...

Making a wave of change in Chhhinchu

Friday, March 8th, 2013 Posted in Nepal | No Comments »

In January, I had a chance to meet some women leaders in Raising Her Voice project in Nepal. The five-year project, which ended in March 2012, empowered women at the village level to engage effectively in decision making processes and ...

Growing the seed of prosperity

Friday, March 8th, 2013 Posted in Nepal | No Comments »

This story is a part of Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Programme (EDP), an initiative that aims to support and invest in small rural enterprises in places financial institutions do not reach to improve their livelihoods. [caption id="attachment_1670" align="alignleft" width="299" caption="Sita Oli (left) ...

Oxfam highlights women in a week-long celebration of the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction

Monday, October 8th, 2012 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and to raise awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR). For 2012, the theme of IDDR ‘Women and Girls: The inVisible Force of ...

#GROW Week is here! 15-22 October

Monday, October 17th, 2011 Posted in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka | No Comments »

Around the world, in over 40 countries, thousands of people are participating in events to celebrate the joy and power of food.

Women Empowerment Centre (WEC) for Self-reliant Development

Monday, December 6th, 2010 Posted in Nepal | No Comments »

Rajesh Dhungel, Programme Officer, DRR-HP Programme ( rdhungel@oxfam.org.uk)