Miteri Gau –Let's Live Together Campaign is one of the strategy of the AWON for fund raising, networking and program implementation in a holistic manner. Therefore, various activities are ongoing around it at local, national and international level at individual and institutional level.Read More
NEWS AND EVENTS
Stone Foundation of Miteri Peace Commemoration (Miteri Shanti Batika) in Jumla
On the occasion of the International Peace Day 2013 Action Works Nepal (AWON) made stone foundation of the Miteri Peace Commemoration which is located at Bohorgaun Katikawami village in Jumla district. Social worker Mr Maha Shankhar Devkota, donated 763 square meter land to the Founder/President of Action Works Nepal Ms Radha Paudel where this Peace Commemoration was going to be constructed soon and the donor of the same has made stone foundation in this very important day.
Media Advocacy on against Chhaupadi at International Level: MBC and YTN, South Korea
Action Works Nepal (AWON) has been working on Against Chhaupadi (a taboo during menstruation and childbirth) particularly common in mid and far west of Nepal. In coordination of Mr Denis Kang, First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Mr Kim Youngln, YTN 24Hour News Channel and Mr Huh Mooho, MBC Correspondence discussed about the reasons, practices, challenges on Chhaupadi with Ms Radha Paudel, Founder/President for their YTN and MBC.
International Women’s Day 2013: “A Promise is a Promise : Time for Action and End Violence Against Women”
To mark 103 Women Day (IWD) 2013, Action Works Nepal has been organizing, participating various activities at local, national and international level. At local level, especially in Kudari, Tamti, Lamra of Jumla district and Rachuli and PhoiMahadev of Kalikot and Shodasha village of Accham, organized street drama, school program, rally, Deuda song competition (dual song competition in local language). It is all about the respect, dignity and equality for women and appreciation of the work of women at home, community and organizations.
Earlier no one come to talk and interact with these women and men due to represented dalit, extreme poor and other forms of marginalization. While going through the discussions, they not only discussed about their political rights but also come up with solutions for sustainable economic empowerment. Thus, by joint venture of Parishramic and Paurakhi Popular Education Groups, they planted forest tree in the alpine areas of their surroundings. They also involved in various community development activities where they play a lead role by themselves.
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100 % Guarantee of your Investment in PEACE
Action Works Nepal proudly shared the book called `Khalangama Hamala', written by Ms. Radha Paudel, Founder/President of Action works Nepal (N-Peace Award 2012, Women Peace Maker 2012 and Social Worker Award 2013). It is all about the concerns and challenges of Karnali, life during civilians WAR/Maoist Insurgency in Nepal special focused on 14 November, 2002 how Ms. Radha survived and tackled the problem during WAR/horrific 13 hours cross fire and peak years of insurgency in Nepal in such a most poor and rural area called Karnali, Nepal, for English speakers:
10 % Royalty of the book, Ms Radha has already committed for making Peace Commemoration (Miteri Shanti Batika) in Jumla for remembering 247 people who were died during insurgency in Nepal. Peace commemoration is $ 60,000 to construct three story building includes Peace Garden, Peace Meditation, Peace Café, Peace Rest Room, Peace e-Library and Peace Resource Center, Peace Sports and Statue. The friends from USA, UK, Family and relative of dead people and Ms. Radha are contributing for it though long way to go specially fund. In this connection, if you read this book, you invest for the peace.