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Durga Nepali is a Dalit woman from ward No-8, Chandani VDC in Kanchanpur District. She has 26 year old she is having 7 member’s family, her family is including 3 daughters 1 son, 1 mother in law, her husband and her self She was married at the earliar age of 16. Her early age of married stop her education at 8 classes. She is hard labour work at household level as well as at farming and engaged in animal husbandry. Her husband is working as Driver in local level vehicle.
Due to social restrictions and tradition rule and value has been limit within house and she was not able to do anything for her self as well as society, during 2012 August, she had have chance to as a president of Feminist Dalit Organisation formed group. She did have opportunities to attend to various interaction, seminars, training and meeting organised by FEDO. During this period she gained willpower and confidence that helped to improve her quality of life with the encouragement and capacity building by FEDO. She is a president of group and active member of network which provide boost to her self, she has now become an active member of various committees in all sector.
Now, she is coordinator of citizen ward form, Health voluntary women and member as other organisation group. Now she has become a women activist in the community where she supports other women needs and solving their problem, she is feeling proud to be a part of FEDO which is enables her to live degnity and pretigious life. Now days whenever there is any function or program in the village, she is given a high priority and she is invited to share her idea. She feels that she has become one of the respected persons in the community with support of FEDO. She expresses her gratitude to FEDO for making her as leading social activist in society.
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FEDO is a national level Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded in 1994 to establish the rights of Dalit women by organizing and empowering them for their mainstreaming into national development. [+ read more]
- Global fund for Women
- International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)
- European Union (EU)
- Womankind Worldwide
- WaterAid Nepal
- Open Society Foundation (OSF)
- World Bank/CECI
- Australian Embassy
- DanChurch Aid (DCA)