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Lalita B.K was born in 2042 in Doti, she has completed her School leaving certificate (SLC) in 2060 B.S. she has 2 son, 3 Daughter among her 11 members of family. Her husband teaching as a teacher in the Primary school. After passed out SLC exam in 2060 B.S, immediately she got married at the age of only 18 years. Hence she used to be house wife and restrict herself within house and involving whole day in household chores. She has been limit within house and she was not able to do anything for herself because of social taboo. Even she has neither idea to join groups or organizations in the VDC nor any knowledge about human rights, women rights and leadership due to limited understanding and extreme poverty.
During 2012, Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO), Kailali formed Dalit women group under the implementing project ‘Increasing Dalit Women’s Political participation for sustainable peace in Nepal’ in Mashuriya VDC, Shankarpur, she had have chance to got the position of President. She did have opportunities to attend to various interactions, seminars, training and meeting organized by FEDO, enhance herself motivation then after she was realized the importance leadership. During this period she gained confidence that helped to become an active member of various committees in all most sectors (Member in Ward Citizen Forum, Secretary in Citizen Awareness Centre, Ward president of Land rights Forum, Member in VDC Integrated Planning Committee, Member in Kailali FM monitoring Group, VDC farmer federation and party member of CPN UML) in VDC.
Before this program she has been fear of facing social activities and issue, now she has become a women activist in the community where she supports other women, she is feeling proud to be a part of FEDO which is enables her to live dignity and prestigious life.
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)