Female electrician and community leader
In a profession traditionally reserved for men, female electrician Bipana has redefined the rules and flipped the switch on gender norms.
Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978 to help marginalised children, families and communities access their rights to survival, protection and participation.
At present, we run programmes in 23 districts, working with partners to strive for a just world where we are all equal.
Nepal remains a highly patriarchal society and minority groups are especially vulnerable. Girls’ and women’s access to social, economic and political power is limited and they are subject to harmful social norms and practices.
We tackle the root causes of the challenges and inequalities that children and young girls face. We won’t stop until we are all equal.
Our priorities include:
Plan International Nepal is providing life-saving support to children and families worst-affected by the earthquake in Karnali on 3 November.