NATIONAL INDIGENOUS WOMEN FORUM(NIWF) ORGANISED CLOSING CEREMONY OF 5 DAYS TOT

On 9 August, 2015 National Indigenous Women Forum(NIWF) organised closing ceremony of 5 days ToT (5-9 August) on “Strengthening of Second Line Leadership of Young Indigenous Women” funded by South Asian Women’s Fund(SAWF). The Chief Guest for the ceremony was Ms. Sheikh Chand Tara; Chair of National Women Commission, and Special Guests were Ms. Shanti Jirel; Chair of National Indigenous Women’s Federation(NIWF) and Ms. Shanta Laxmi Shrestha; Beyond Beijing Committee. The ceremony was chaired by NIWF’s Chair Ms. Suni Lama and the master of ceremony was Ms. Krishna Kumari Waiba; General Secretary of NIWF, with a welcome speech by Vice-Chair; Ms. Yasso Kanti Bhattachan and closing remarks by Ms. Suni Lama. The ToT provided training to 17 indigenous young women from various regions of Nepal on the IPs issues, UN Instruments, Gender and Social Inclusion etc to develop their leadership capabilities. NIWF also organised celebration of 21st International Day of World Indigenous Peoples with the slogan ” Post 2015 agenda: Ensuring Indigenous Peoples’ Health and Well-Being”