Combatting Caste Discrimination in Earthquake Response. Dolokha, Nepal

Discriminated and excluded, Dalit women from the Dolakha district  have shown that   implementations  of  livelihood  programs   backed   by  reconstruction and advocacy help them  take political  power and become  economically  independent.

San Maya BK, 50,  a ward member  of Gauri Shankar  Rural Municipality had never imagined  that  a day would come when she would get elected as a member  of the Rural  Municipality.  After attending a six-month  long Transformative  Education Program  (TEP), her  entire  vision changed and  she  took part  in the  election  to establish the rights of the Dalits

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