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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 03:53

Our best wishes to our women; Somlaxmi Praja, Ambika Lamichanne, Sukumaya B.K and Sushmita Nepali for standing up at the Ward Level Rural Municipality elections happening on May 14, 2017 after 20 years.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 12:04

Celebrating the important day, Women for Peace and Democracy (WPD) Nepal came out with a unified voice in calling for the ratifying, strengthening and implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). At its rally, WPD Nepal also urged stricter governance over the illegal arms trade in order to stop violence against women. For more please visit the Control Arms Blog.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 08:17

Ms. Sushmita Dawadi is an English News Editor and presenter at Radio Nepal. Ms.Dawadi accompanied Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), Toronto, Canada and Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal (WPD Nepal) team during the field visits in the target communities of WPD Nepal, which was conducted under Photojournalism project in December 2015. Dawadi assisted the  OCIC team with interpretations and translations. Dawadi was touched, impressed and inspired by the work of WPD in transforming the lives of poorest of poor communities through women empowerment.

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 18:15

Ontario Council for International Cooperation based in Toronto Canada, visited the working villages of Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal (WPD Nepal) in December 2015 and documented the stories of women and their families.

Watch the video.

Read the story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:03
January 18, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Nepal-Canada diplomatic relations. Nepal-Canada Friendship and Cultural Association organised 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal & Canada (1965-2015). Therefore, celebrating the 50th anniversary, the association launched a publication 'Golden Jubilee Souvenir' with various articles in it. The book was launched by honourable Mr. Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament, Calgary, Canada and honourable Mr.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 09:56

The third issue of WPD Nepal's Newsletter.

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 08:14

KATHMANDU -- Gathered in a small room, around thirty women in matching saris are talking about money. Each one of them sets aside some monthly savings, while some pay back loans and still others take loans to begin businesses. Many are raising goats. Some have begun vegetable businesses, and a few have even begun their own vegetable farms. Yet, less than one and a half years ago, these women had no such opportunity. They were mostly uneducated, untrained for any skilled work, and unaware of attainable income-generating opportunities and laws to protect themselves.

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 18:15

A day in the life of Chanda”, a short video was released on July 16, 2013. Chanda is one of the marginalized and deprived women of Bindi village in Dhanusha Distirct shares her day with us. Chanda is one of the members of women group Aarati formed under Socioeconomic Empowerment Program for Women and Marginalized (SEWAM) project supported by World Accord Canada.  The video is World Accord and WPD Nepal joint production.

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 18:15

A Strategic Planning Training was organized under SEWAM Program Year 3 for Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal (WPD Nepal) staff from June 25-27, 2013, supported by World Accord.  The training was facilitated by Ms. Shobha Pradhan Shrestha, executive chair, WPD Nepal.

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 18:15

 June 3, 2013. History was MADE on June 3, 2013. 79 states signed the Arms Trade Treaty and 2 states have ratified, the first ever treaty to regulate the global arms trade in conventional arms and ammunition. Message has been sent to gunrunners and dictators that easy access to weapons is up. Nearly every statement - by states and UN members, not least the UN Secretary General himself - celebrated and praised the role of civil society in bringing about this Treaty. Ms.