Raksha Nepal is dedicated to protecting women who were sexually exploited by the vulnerability of their employment. Raksha Nepal going to helps at least 150 women and girls who are working in so-called entertainment sector(Dance,massage parlor, Cabin restaurant) through skill training's (Swing Cutting, Beauty Parlor, Driving, Cookeries and Handy craft).Raksha aiming escape to women and girls from this dangerous and abusive industry and establish a safe and secure future through skill training's.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
From the different areas of Nepal;various data and research shows that around 50,000 women and girls are working in cabin restaurants, massage parlor and dance bar with in the valley, this is in growing pattern since for this they do not need any additional qualification and is the only way in which they can rely to earn their and their family's life. This project will support and protect a huge number of innocent women and girls who are victimized by sexual exploitation and Trafficking.
How will this project solve this problem?
Raksha Nepal is running vocational trainings program for women & girls working in places with high risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking. It conducts awareness and to empower women with leadership development and skill enhancement. Beside this it is running Raksha Shree cooperative, rehabilitation and reintegration program, psycho- social and trauma counseling, women's school and educational support for the women and girls who are at high risk and are victims of sexual exploitation.
Potential Long Term Impact
RN has already starting working with those women and girls who are working by force in so called entertainment sector. We will enable women and girl who are exploited or at high risk of exploitation to be economically independent We have targeted 150 women and girls as our direct beneficiaries to whom we will be providing skill enhancement trainings (beautician, Driving, swing/cutting, handicraft, Cooking) and after the completion of training they will be set up their own small business.
Total Funding Received to Date: $5,245
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $28,025
Total Funding Goal: $33,270