Zonta Club of Kathmandu focuses on ending violence against women in the world of work during 16 Days of Activism

The campaign was organized with the objectives:

The Zonta Club of Kathmandu, Nepal, commemorated the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence around the United Nations’ global theme, “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!” with focus on “Ending Violence against Women in the World of Work for Women Working in the Both Formal and Informal Sector.”

  • To support the Government to implement The Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Prevention Act, 2015.
  • To help organizations create a safe and harmonious work environment for women workers.
  • To raise awareness on among women working in the informal sector about their rights and provisions.
  • To raise awareness on violence against women and vulnerabilities faced by migrant women, including on available support mechanisms.

The program was inaugurated by the Minister of Women, Child and Senior Citizens, Julie Kumari Mahato. I

The Zonta Club of Kathmandu partnered with the Federation of Nepali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migrants (IOM) and Paurakhi, a local non-governmental organization working for women migrant workers.

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