French Republic Human Rights Award given to Shakti Samuha

The French National advisory Commission on Human Rights has awarded, in 2014, a Special Mention Award "Liberté-Egalité-Fraternité" to the Nepalese NGO, Shakti Samuha, to acknowledge and promote the quality of its work.

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Shakti Samuha has been involved in combatting women and children trafficking as well as preventing it. The NGO is also active in returning survivors of trafficking to a normal life, by providing shelter, legal aid, vocational training and counseling.

The program promoted by the Commission is a joint initiative with a French NGO, Planète Enfants, entitled "Learn-Understand-Act". It aims at strengthening the capacities of communities and district authorities to prevent violence against children and women.

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Dernière modification : 26/02/2015

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