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Janaki Women Awareness Society (JWAS)

Janaki Women Awareness Society (JWAS)

Founded in 1993 by a group of women social workers, Janaki Women Awareness Society, is a non-profit social organisation working on women’s and children’s issues. It works to raise the standard of living and to empower marginalised communities, women, dalits, youth, janjatis, people with disabilities, and disaster stricken and conflict affected people of Nepal.

More from Janaki Women Awareness Society (JWAS)


Early marriage in Nepal: prospects for schoolgirls

Kavita was married at 17, but is still living in her parent's house. She will finish school before going to her in-laws.

5 things that keep girls out of the workforce

Case study

Keeping girls in secondary school with bicycles