Monthly Archives: November 2016

Legal Issue on Harassment

Gender equality is based on a fundamental principle that everyone should receive equal treatment and no one should be discriminated on the basis of gender. Equal access to education, health care, decent work and representation in political and economic decision-making process is a necessary factor to be provided to girls and it enhances in the development of the society at large. At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.

Self Defense Training

One out of three women in the world will be raped or beaten in her lifetime according to the United Nations. It is happening everywhere and nothing significant has yet been done to stop it. Women are still considered as the “weaker sex”. It is presumed that a woman needs a man beside her to protect her but Project Butterfly is positive that a woman is self-capable of protecting herself from any danger. Fight Back Women Self- Defence Workshop 2015 is an initiative to empower women and make them believe that they can protect themselves.

This workshop will be a 2-day workshop for women of all ages.

Journey of Red

Nepal is a developing country and all development activities even in less is focused on Kathmandu (Capital) comparatively people are more educated, average earning, access of health facilities to all but this is not development we are educated but not aware and responsible and which can easily be seen in when women are on their mensuration cycle, from adolescents girls to women are still not confident to continue their normal days with confidence because of the hesitation which is eventually created by unaware and patriarchal society.

Objectives:

  • To work in reducing the stereotypical ideologies that is against women Prosperity.

Project Website

50 female champions are a group of young and innovative girls who would like to make a positive impact toward our society and nation. They are involved in various activities and projects. And those activities are starting to make a positive change. All are 50 female champions are currently involved in the activities relating to adolescence. They are trying to generate awareness about adolescence and problem that it might cause to our younger generation. The availability of technology can make the task of creating awareness easier. A dedicated website of 50 female champions will not only help them to display various task performed by them but it can also be a platform to share various ideas and problems.

Mann Ko Dabba

Today’s world is the home of around 1.8 Billion youth (10 – 24 years) out of which approximately 1.2 Billion youth fall under the adolescent age group of 10 – 19 years (Adolescent and Youth Demographic, 2012). Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood, which is considered to begin with puberty – the process of physical, psychological and emotional development. With the transition from primary to secondary school, young adolescents attach an increasing importance to being accepted by their peers and become prone to adapt to their norms. At this dynamic stage they go through series of changes that makes them curious to know what exactly is happening with and within them.

Poetry Competition

Gender equality is based on a fundamental principle that everyone should receive equal treatment and no one should be discriminated on the basis of gender. Equal access to education, health care, decent work and representation in political and economic decision-making process is a necessary factor to be provided to girls and it enhances in the development of the society at large. At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.

Life Skills

The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined life skills as “abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life”. It is a setting based approach that act on the (school) policies, re-shape environments, build partnerships, produce sustainable change through participation and cultivate empowerment and ownership of change in that particular setting. So basically it is an integrated approach of health promotion that focuses both on child-youth attitudes and behaviours, and their environment. This approach basically will help the students to be more practical and realistic.

Objectives:

  • To highlight the unique potential of school children to promote both health and education outcomes.

Question Campaign

There are so many myths clouding the thoughts of people in our country, myths such as girls are not allowed to enter the realm of temples during their menstruation period, when a family member passes away you have to abstain from salt for 13 days (even a month in some culture), when a family member passes away you are not allowed to leave your house for 13 days and so on. People now are living their lives according to these myths; in fact their lives are seen to revolving around them. There are also so many social problem faced by youths and adolescents of our country.

Teachers’ Training

The qualities for a positive relationship between a teacher and student can vary to set a learning experience approachable and inviting the students to learn. A teacher and student who have the qualities of good communications, respect in a classroom, and show interest in teaching from the point of view of the teacher and learning from a student will establish a positive relationship in the classroom.

While we were evaluating the problems faced by the adolescents we found out that many of their problems could be solved if their teacher were more approachable and supportive – something which is seen to be lacking among many teachers.

Selfie Campaign

Boys Self Lift Campaign is a Social Media Campaign designed to encourage and increase men participation to help women in their lives while they are on their periods. A selfie-contest to encourage men’s participation in buying sanitary napkins for any female in their lives. Also an awareness campaign to increase their flexibility, ” Because when men support women in womanly things, a new era of change and support begins”.

During this selfie contest boys will be posting their pictures while buying pads with the shopkeeper.

Objectives:

  • To encourage men in buying sanitary napkins for females in gtheir lives.