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Workshop, Peace and Security

Search for Common Ground presented the consolidated report on ‘Women, Peace and Security Agenda’ on 11 November. The focus of research was in three districts of the western region – Kailali, Doti and Bajhang from 2012 to 2016 taking on issues of conflict affected women and girls , former women combatants, victims and survivors of violence against women, local women political leaders, women’s groups and women from vulnerable groups.

The report indicates, that violence against Women (VAW) has decreased by 10% including the violence and discrimination associated with social norms. It also reflect that more than half of the women population in these districts are involved in different local structures related to women such as women network groups, mother groups and women cooperatives.