Nepal

Singha Durbar portrays LGBT characters as role models, not victims

In Nepali fiction, LGBT characters are usually portrayed as victims. Our TV show’s character isn’t.

Search – Nepal: 2016 Annual Report

Read about our programs and achievements in Nepal over the course of 2016!

Former Nepali combatant picks a new fight… against gender inequality

After the Nepalese Civil War ended, Dambara was left with nothing— until our training turned her into an activist for women’s rights.

Defying fear: a Nepali woman’s dream to don the uniform

Mamta grew up fearing police officers — until she participated in our football clinic and met some of them on the pitch.

Reel Truth: a new portrayal of LGBT characters in Nepal

Most media and advocacy campaigns on LGBT rights in Nepal highlight the problems, not the successes of LGBT people. Our local team is changing that.

Classy Awards 2017: Search Honored as Leading Innovator

Three of our programs are among the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!

State of Access to Security and Justice in Terai-Madhesh

This is the report of the situation assessment of the “State of Access to Security and Justice in Terai-Madhesh of Nepal.” Search for Common Ground (SFCG), in partnership with the Centre for Legal Research Resource Development (CeLRRd), Human Rights and Community Development Academy Nepal (HUCODAN), and Centre for Security and Justice Studies (CSJS), is implementing an innovative 4-year project entitled Pahunch (Access): Strengthening the Poor and Marginalized Communities’ Access to Justice and Security in Nepal. It aims to improve security and access to justice for poor and marginalized communities, specifically women, in Nepal. The district assessment draws firsthand information from respondents of the 8 projects districts in the Eastern, Central, Western and Midwestern regions of Nepal about their experiences and impression of the access to security and justice system in Nepal. This report also provides some recommendations on how can the access to security and justice to marginalized communities, including women, could be improved in the region.