18th Annual General Assembly 2017

National Movement on Women's Rights!

Dissemination Work Shop of EU Project at National Level!

Small Entrepreneurship: Power of Knowledge and Technic provided by EU funded Project!

Child needs SUPPORT to go to school.

16 days CAMPAIGN against Women's Violence

Patron Dr. Pariyar Awarded by the Society of Foreign Consuls in New York - 2018

Hon. Education Minister as Chief Guest in ADWAN's Education Program 2018

Registered non government organization (Reg. no. 99/055/56), affiliation with Social Welfare Council (Affiliation No. 7515). Associates member:- NGO Federation, Dalit NGO Federation, DNF-Nepal, Dalit Commission, Women Commission. Working in rural part of Nepal with believes "Change begins from grass-root level"


Association for Dalit Women’s Advancement of Nepal (ADWAN) is a human rights organization supporting poor, Dalit & Marginalized women, girls and children. Through mixed-caste self-help saving groups, education, skills development, soft-skills, small entrepreneurship, microfinance, ADWAN gives poor women, girls and children the tools to end inequality, oppression and poverty.  ADWAN’s beneficiaries are low-caste, marginalized poor Nepali women, Girls and children.  Most live in isolated rural areas imprisoned by ignorance, gender bias and the caste system, and marginalized in their families and communities. In one of the poorest nations in the world, Dalit women and girls are among the most vulnerable and the last to receive any education.  In a society where simply being able to write one’s name makes one “literate”, their literacy rate lies between 12 and 24%, compared to the national average of 64%.  But many Nepalese are disadvantaged: Dalit & Other Marginalized boys have a dismal rate of school attendance and even high caste men are illiterate. Still, girls’ education and women’s empowerment cannot thrive in a hostile and regressive.  . Read More … 


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Reproductive Health Workshop in Taklung
Gita and Sonu belong to the Jagaran women’s Group in Taklung, Gorkha. They have practiced micro savings since 1999 and
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Rural Entrepreneurs
Every morning at Earlier, Til Maya Ale gets out of bed and dresses in the dark before heading out of
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If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Let’s do something for social change!

Kamal Babu Pariyar

Executive Director, ADWAN