Main Project Activities

NIWF is indeed a pioneer in successfully running several programs for development of Raute, Bankaria and Kusunda. The main project activities are as follows:

  • Establish of or continuation of district level indigenous women’s federation;
  • Run literacy classes
  • Enhance organizational capacity of Indigenous Women’s Munch and various indigenous women’s organizations;
  • Organize training, seminar, discussion, dialogue and interaction programs;
  • Increase political participation of endangered indigenous women;
  • Review institutional policies;
  • Publish ‘Indigenous Women’s Voice’ magazine, ‘Women’s Views’ tri-monthly bulletin, and training manuals;
  • Run income generating programs;
  • Establish indigenous women’s cooperatives;
  • Run orientation, interaction and consultation programs at the local and national levels to indigenous women, representatives of political parties, media people, representatives of government bodies and civil society to familiarize them with indigenous women’s issues and international commitments made by the Nepal government; and
  • Review and follow-up of the various projects and programs.