Equal Access’ Change Starts at Home featured in The Himalayan Times
Change Starts at Home, a project run by Equal Access which uses media and community mobilization to prevent IPV against women and girls in Chitwan, Nawalparasi and Kapilvastu, Nepal, was featured in The Himalayan Times, Nepal’s No. 1 English daily newspaper this month. The article has highlighted the study carried out by the project in Chitwan, Nawalparasi and Kapilvastu in the last 12 months, which showed that one out of four women fell victim to sexual violence from their nearest friend or husband.
Equal Access launched the project in collaboration with Bijay Bikash Source Centre and Interdisciplinary Analysts. Equal Access’ Nepal programme officer Nabodita Subedi said that of the total number of women who have experienced violence; 70 per cent keep their plight to themselves without reporting to anyone. Please read the full article here: http://bit.ly/2tc6MJX