Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Program (OKUP) is a community-based migrants rights organisation that operates on the principles of human rights and gender justice, substantive equality and non-discrimination.
OKUP has sound capacity and expertise in the area of migrants rights, health, and social and economic reintegration. OKUP advocates for the human rights of all migrant workers across the borders including the rights of movement, rights of employment, rights of dignity, and the rights of health. The fundamental guiding principle of OKUP is the centrality of migrant workers in the migration discourse at all levels through unity, capacity enhancement, and leadership development.
Adress: 542 Mridha Plaza, South Dania, Dhaka-1236, Bangladesh
Tell: +880 2 7553737
Fax: +880 2 7553737
The Association for Community Development (ACD) was established in 1989 by social activists in view of community development with a philosophy of mainstreaming gender equality, social justice and good governance. ACD is committed to empower the most disadvantaged and marginalised women, children and adolescent girls whose lives have been suppressed under the traditional patriarchal societal system and economic hardship. In addition, ACD has been initiating its interventions by an integrated approach in view of establishing the rights of grassroots women and children, protecting violence against them, reducing gender based discrimination and establishing social justice with developing community care system.
Address: H-41, Sagarpara, Rajshahi-6100, Bangladesh
Tel: +88 0721770660
Fax: +88 0721775383
WOFOWON is the first non-governmental organisation in Nepal working to ensure the rights of women in the informal and entertainment sectors. Registered in 2008, WOFOWON has been working for ensuring human rights, freedom and dignity of women, young girls and girl children working in the informal sectors that are migrated from rural areas or trafficked internally due to various reasons. WOFOWON works against all kinds of discrimination, injustices, labour exploitation, physical and sexual harassments to women in informal and entertainment sector.
WOFOWON is not only an organisation but also a network and not only a structure but also a strength of women workers. Because the rights of women workers in the fields of informal and entertainment sectors has been violated due to the different reasons, to ensure their rights, WOFOWON has been launching various campaigns since its establishment. The main activities include awareness raising campaigns on safe migration, human trafficking, women health, and violence against women, capacity building and advocacy. WOFOWON is working to unite women workers and empower them collectively to raise voice for their rights through forming trade union and women’s groups.
Contact person: Gomawati Pun (Srijana)
Address: Gongabu, Kathmandu Municipality- 29, Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal
Women Skill Creation Centre (WOSCC) was established in 1993 in Hetauda, Nepal. WOSCC is committed to make the change in patriarchal attitude of society and women position through empowerment and advocacy for their decision making position, socio-economic, political and cultural change and ensured women rights by the policies and laws. WOSCC is working for women and children to make social justice and equitable society with empowering women, identification and sustainable management of potential natural resources, building capacity of women, survivors and marginalised community for their livelihood promotion. WOSCC programmes and projects are contributing to improve the economic condition and socio-political position of target communities. Core area of WOSCC interventions are women empowerment against human slavery and trafficking, domestic violence, stopping child labor, governance and social inclusion, advocacy, forestry and climate change mitigation, alternative energy, agriculture and small scale entrepreneurship development.
Address: Hetauda- 4, Makwanpur, Nepal
Tel: +977 57 525115, 524221