FEDO was one of the first Dalit women national organization to begin working in Nepal since 1994. At first, it worked to address the basic needs of Dalit women by directly implementing non-formal education program, awareness raising activities, and formation and mobilization of saving and credit groups from Dalit women . It works at both the national and district level to improve access to resources, social justice, and equity for women belonging to Dalit community.Know More
In the movement against caste and gender based discrimination and in striving towards a just and equitable society FEDO plans to work with six key priority program areas of intervention.
Bano Bagwan, 42 years old Muslim women and resident of Daduwa rural municipality-4, was always occupied by the household works and was bounded by the various religious and cultural taboos. Due to the common practice of not sending girl child to the school, she was never fortunate to go the school. She got married to […]
Permanent resident of Badhaiyataal Rural Municipality, Lajjawati Raidas is a mother of three children. With no education and no skills in hand, she was compelled to rely on her husband’s income to run her family. It was really hard for her to bring up her three children as the income of only earning member of […]
Sita Sunar, 35, has gone through various struggles in her life. Due to the poor economic condition of her family, she could not study more than primary level. Her struggles continued even after getting married as her relationship with the husband did not go well. She used to get physical and mental torture by her […]
Mina B.K., 37, had always witnessed hardship in her life. She was raised by her family in extreme poverty condition owing to which she was also deprived of formal education. She continued to suffer economic crisis even after getting married at the age of eighteen. She had to look after medicinal expenses of her unhealthy […]
"I am very glad that I am a member and have had the opportunity to participate in various training's and activities that has educated me and that I am able to educate other women. I can speak confidently and I feel am more aware and empowered. I can participate and freely communicate in meetings where people with power are present such as in ward as well as District level response mechanism. I now feel that I am powerful too."