Center For Dalit Women Nepal

दलित महिला केन्द्र नेपाल

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Facts to look into

Facts to look into
1 Jan

Facts to look into

Out of a population of 26 million, civil society organizations, NGOs and Dalit organizations estimate that approximately 4,5 million Nepalis are Dalits, while the national census counts only about 3 million.


The national index of empowerment and inclusion reveals Dalit women to be the most marginalized, much worse off than Dalit men. As women, they have no control over resources such as land, housing, or money.  When given the opportunity, Dalit women voice their concern over being deprived of these livelihood options as well as lack of access to education for their children.