Coopération Humanitaire Luxembourg has been working with the local NGO SOS BAHINI since 2006. The main objective of this partnership is to prevent the worst forms of discrimination, exploitation, sexual abuse and human trafficking of Nepalese girls and young women.
To achieve this, SOS Bahini ensures that its beneficiaries enjoy their basic rights:
- the right to health care,
- the right to an education,
- the right to be protected from violence, abuse and exploitation,
- the right to be protected from all forms of discrimination,
- the right to shelter, to be rescued and to have decent living conditions,
- the right to play and leisure,
- the right to freedom of information, expression and participation,
- the right to have a family, to be cared for and loved.
For a holistic approach, SOS Bahini also offers vocational training to vulnerable women in the Pokhara region to enable them to find employment or create their own income-generating activity.
The earthquake of April 2015 injured more than 22,000 people and caused the death of more than 10,000 people in Nepal.
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