SASANE (Samrakshak Samuha Nepal)

SASANE is a Nepali NGO established by female survivors of human trafficking on the principle that survivors have great potential to create social change. Staffed primarily by survivors, SASANE works to end the physical and sexual exploitation of women and girls, secure their legal rights, and empower them to live free and dignified lives. We work passionately to ensure that survivors and women still trapped in sexual exploitation can escape abuse, achieve their dreams, and become leaders.
Jul 8, 2015

Paralegals working in tent with the police

Paralegal girls working in tent
Paralegal girls working in tent

Nepal suffered from a massive earthquake that occurred on the 25th of April, 2015 and 12th of May, 2015. The earthquake killed more than 8,600 people and made hundreds and thousands homeless. Maximum political party offices and other government office buildings are either destroyed or completely damaged making them unsafe to work in. Similar is the situation in the police stations of various locations in Kathmandu and Pokhara where our girls have been working.

Many police stations have been damaged making it unsafe for the police personnels and even our paralegal girls to work in. So medium sized tents have been made and situated in the open spaces. The work of police have been going on in the same tent. Our paralegal girls have also been filing FIRs and other reports sitting in the tent as well with the police. 

We are not able to work efficiently and with more confidence as our paralegal girls do not have a house now to live in. One of our paralegal died in the earthquake whereas 5 were severely injured. The trauma of this massive natural phenomemon has not been forgotten by the girls thus effecting their work.Now our organization wants to make a slight contribution in re-shaping the life of the girls after the earthquake so that they can perform their work like they used to earlier.

We would be highle grateful if you would help us in this work of ours. A small effort to bring smile in the face of the survivor paralegal girls would be great.  

Thank you!

Apr 24, 2015

Paralegals receive the paralegal certificate

paralegals in the police station writing FIR
paralegals in the police station writing FIR

The paralegals of the sixth paralegal training received their paralegal certicate. In the sixth paralegal training we had 23 survivor girls and women. They sat for the open competition examination on February 7' 2015. The result of the examination was out on February 12' 2015. 16 out of 23 girls passed the examination successfuly and received their legalized certificates. Now they are the certified paralegals. More than half of the certified paralegals have been working in the busy police stations of Kathmandu, Nepal. 

We have completed the paralegal training program in Pokhara as well. 15 of the paralegal trainees are placed in six police stations of Pokhara for their practical internship. Combining both the paralegals of Kathmandu and Pokhara, they have filed 5, 018 complaints including the court cases and 578 have gotten justice. 

If we get enough funding we are planning to start the paralegal training in Morang as well. As this is also one of the busiest city in Nepal and is near to the Indian border. We hope that we will be able to start the training there soon. 

Paralegals in the police station writing FIRs
Paralegals in the police station writing FIRs

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Jan 20, 2015

Practical Class of 6th Paralegal Training Training

The theoretical class of the paralegal training
The theoretical class of the paralegal training

The Practical course for the sixth Paralegal Training Program has started from 18th November 2014. The practical course takes place for six months. The sixth paralegal training program has 25 girls seeking training and finally appearing the paralegal examination on 14th February 2015 (not sure). The theoritical class took place from 11th October 2014 to 18th November 2014. The girls were taught the laws and policies preavlent in our country in order to make them aware about the existing laws and also help themselves and other needy women  in problem. 

For the practical course of the paralegal training program the girls have been variouse police stations of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur, Nepal. There in the police station they write application and help others doing their work free of cost during their couse period. The theoritical class went very well and the girls attending the training could gain alot of information from their paralegal teachers. The practical is also going good. The monitoring and evaluation reports has given positive remarks of all the girls placed in all the police stations.

The police personnel earlier did not find the idea of girls writing application sitting in the police stations effective and appropriate. Presently, the police request us to send them our girls to write the application. The police motivate our girls to do good and work hard. This way the sixth Paralegal Training has been doing good and we hope that in this examination all the girls taking the training will pass and serve all the women in problem.

Thank you! 

Girls taking the sixth Paralegal Training
Girls taking the sixth Paralegal Training

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