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Rural Women’s Network Nepal (RUWON Nepal) is a national network. It is an autonomous non-governmental feminist social organization working for the rights and social justice of rural women, youth and children in Nepal since 2007. The organization is legally registered in the district administration office, Sindhuli; the Internal Revenue office (PAN/VAT), Janakpur; and in Social Welfare Council (SWC), Nepal. RUWON Nepal has implemented a number of projects across the country. It supports women as well as children and youth from excluded, marginalized and disadvantaged communities of rural areas. It has also developed a network with different women’s organizations as its member organizations. The intent of this network is to achieve sustainable and equitable development through social inclusion, advocacy and empowerment mechanisms. RUWON Nepal prevents sex trafficking through education, economic empowerment and awareness programs.
RUWON Nepal strives to contribute to the economic and social development of the country at local, national and international levels by empowering women and marginalized people through awareness, education, fundamental rights and advocacy.
RUWON has the vision for a society that is based on gender equity, human rights, good governance, democracy and peace.