Janaki Women Awareness Society - JWAS

Educational and awareness project through the training and work groups.

The project is aimed at 32 girls and the community population. These girls, who do not attend to school, have the opportunity to do so in Mithila Art (a kind of art from this area), with the aim of prevention Forced Marriage thanks to resources who obtained by their work.

In addition, the awareness of girls will be about the consequences of forced marriage, through plays, storytelling, etc. The project works also, to set up a work group with several actors from religious leaders to local police officers, parents, etc.


Investment: 21.588,00€
Beneficiary population: 1170 persons
Local partner: Janaki Women Awareness Society (JWAS)
Dhanusha District


Areas: Education and schooling, Community mobilization
Country: Nepal
Year: 2017
Status: Finished


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