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Empowering Indigenous women and girls in Nepal to advocate for their rights

Indigenous women and girls participate in training to build their leadership skills and better advocate for their rights.
Credits: National Indigenous Women Forum (NIWF), Nepal

Through the Canada Fund for Local Initiative’s support for the National Indigenous Women Forum, Canada is empowering Indigenous women and girls in Nepal. In 2021 2022, the project provided training sessions that reinforced the leadership skills of marginalized Indigenous women and girls and helped them better advocate for their rights.

Through this project, more than 160 Indigenous women and girls were able to:

The training also helped them identify solutions to common issues such as inaccessibility of land, child marriage and loss of Indigenous languages and practices.

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