Envisioning ‘a just and peaceful society with gender equality’ Jagaran Nepal (JN) was established in 2002 AD as a not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) in Kathmandu District Administration Office (DAO) under Organization Registration Act- 2034 BS. Since the beginning, JN has been advocating for women’s access to decision making of political, social and economic sphere of the community.
Within a short period of time, Jagaran Nepal has established itself as a leading organization working in the sector of women’s equal participation in decision making, politics and governance system of every structure of community and the state. It has introduced and almost established the agenda- Women in Politics- in the country which has been expanded and adopted by various organizations these days. Organization has continuously supported and advocated for human rights, social protection, establishment of democratic practices, etc. It has implemented different programs associated with women rights, peace and governance particularly ‘voter education programs in KARNALI Zone’, ‘conflict affected and potential women leaders empowerment programs’, ‘women’s economic empowerment’, ‘women’s skills as well as leadership development program through RESOURCE CENTERS, women’s reproductive health, girl child education, violence against women and girls and other contemporary issues such as food security, climate change, sustainable development goals (SDG), and disaster.
Based on the above mentioned issues, along with renewed energy and experience, JN will continuously be engaged for the protection and promotion of women’s social, political, economic and cultural rights.