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Introduction

About Us

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.

Vision

  • A Just and Peaceful Society with Gender Equality

Mission

  • Promote Women’s Equal Participation in Decision Making, Politics and Governance System of all structure of community and the state

Goal

  • Contribute to establish a good, capable and effective women’s leadership in the decision making, politics and governance system of community and the state

Objectives

  • Transfer skills, knowledge and information among local, provincial and national stakeholders, political parties and communities
  • Create an enabling environment for women’s equal participation in all structure of community and the state including political and public sphere
  • Facilitate and provide necessary support to enhance the leadership of existing and potential women leaders
  • Eliminate discrimination and violence against women and children through women’s increased ‘access to’ and ‘control over’ the financial resources
  • Work on to address and mitigate the negative impacts of disaster, climate change, food security and other contemporary issues on women and girls
  • Conduct research and constantly monitor to strengthen accountability for women’s equal participation

Core Values

  • Social/Gender Justice and Inclusion
  • Transparency
  • Respect to Community  Values
  • Human Rights and Democratic Norms
  • Gender Equality
  • Neutrality
  • Do no harm
  • Zero Tolerance to Violence against

Working Strategies

  • Evidence Based Lobby and Advocacy
  • Capacity Building
  • Men Engagement for Gender Equality
  • Research and Knowledge/Skill Transfer
  • Institutional Development
  • Develop common understanding on women’s equal participation
  • Coordination and collaboration with political parties, government and non-government/private sectors for women equal’s participation
  • Social Mobilization