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.
“Life is all about sun and shadow, it all depends on us whether we opt to shine like the sun or fade like a shadow,” says 35-year-old Raju Devi BK who has witnessed several peaks and plains in her life. Being married off just at the age of 15, she could not complete her studies. […]
Kusum Baigar was forced to leave her studies and to get married only at the age of fourteen. Despite discontinuing her studies in the middle, she was always determined to stand on her own feet and support her family financially. In this connection, she went to India with her husband to work as a laborer […]
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 […]