Orientation on GBV issues and support system in Nuwakot
Two orientation programs on GBV issues and stress release were conducted at Nuwakot district under the Sambodhan project. Psychosocial counselor from TPO Nepal Rupa Rai facilitated the orientation. On 22nd November 2018, the orientation was held at Bidur Municipality-1, Simbutar and on 28 November 2018, the orientation was held at Bidur Municipality-6, Majhitar with school students on GBV issues and support system, along with stress releasing through drawing.
22 women from Simbutar, a camp where earthquake affected people are residing, participated in the orientation of 22 November. This orientation was mostly focused on psychosocial issues, stress management and 1145, a 24-hour toll free helpline established by National Women Commission (NWC) to provide support to survivors of gender-based violence (GBV).
Similarly, 18 students from Chwahadi Higher Secondary School participated in the second orientation of 28 November. The orientation was arranged by the school after a rise in behavioral problems among the teenage students. The orientation lasted 3 hours and covered topics like stress and stress release.