The objective of this project is to ensure water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) rights of Dalit communities by empowering Terai Dalit women to influence WASH policies and practices.  The project intends to empower Madhesi Dalit women of Siraha district by increasing awareness and the power to advocate for the serious concerns of water and sanitation; referring to the worst situation of Dalit women in Terai i.e. only 4% of Madhesi Dalit women have access to sanitation. The working areas were: Mirchaiya Municipalitya (ward no. 3 – Raghopur, ward no. 7, 8, 9 – Fulbariya, ward # 10 Ga – Maheshpur and ward # 4 and 5); Golbazar Municipality (ward # 5, 6, 8 and  9 – Chandralalpur and ward # 4, 5, 6, and 9 – Chandraayodhyapur); Siraha Municipality (ward # 3, 6, 5 and 9); Karjanha Municipality (ward # 1,2,3 and 5 – Badarharmal, ward # 1 – Gautari)