27.06.2017 05:37

Global Forum on Migration and Development in Berlin

From 28 June to 1 July the Global Forum on Migration and Development will take place in Berlin under the co-chairmanship of Germany. Representatives of UN member states consult and work on the drafting of a treaty that should be passed in 2018. At the same time, civil society organizations from all...

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19.06.2017 05:14

How Rupa became an Activist for Combatting Human Trafficking

The 20 year old Rupa lives in a small village in Sindhupalchowk, a region that is poor and provides little infrastructure. After a 3 months training with our project partner Maiti Nepal, Rupa opened her own business and is engaged in combatting Human Trafficking. 

Rupa lives with her...

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06.05.2016 09:38

Peer Learning among the Nepali Partner Organizations

Three of AWO International’s partner organizations in Nepal are working towards the same goal but they had not yet been sitting together around one table. All the three are working towards safe migration and against human trafficking. It was high time for a get together and an exchange how to reach...

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11.04.2016 07:16

German Parliamentarians visited AWO International’s Office

A delegation of four German Parliamentarians along with representatives of the German embassy visited the office of AWO International in Kathmandu.

The delegation wanted to learn about the situation of safe migration and human trafficking with focus on women and child rights in Nepal. The...

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07.04.2016 11:49

Call for Concept Notes for Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Project in Nepal

AWO International is looking out for new partners with a core expertise in Disaster Risk Management for strengthening resilience of earthquake affected communities’ in Nepal. Concept Notes should be submitted before 25th of April 2016.

AWO International is a German INGO working in the field of...

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19.03.2016 05:52

International Women Day celebrations 2016 in Odisha, India

The international women’s Day was celebrated in many places in Odisha. The MADHYAM Foundation and its partners organized a wide range of activities. Meetings and rallies were carried out, cooperatives, schools and officials participated in the events.  

In Kalahandi district, the Mahashakti...

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11.03.2016 07:20

Inauguration of a new Poverty Reduction and Food Security project in drought affected areas of Maharashtra

A new project for “Poverty Reduction and Food Security” was inaugurated in Maharashtra at the end of February. With financial support from AWO International, the four year project was started in five villages of Beed and Solapur districts of Maharashtra, India. The project is carried out in...

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10.12.2015 17:25

Position Paper highlights Nexus between Disasters and Climate Change with Migration and Human Trafficking

Based on the global and regional Humanitarian Aid Strategy of AWO International a regional position paper was published to highlight the connection of disasters, forced migration and trafficking in persons and to showcase relevant humanitarian aid experiences and recent efforts of AWO International...

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11.05.2015 13:33

Earthquake in Nepal: AWO International distributing relief material for more than 27,500 people

After the devastating earthquake in Nepal more than 7.800 people are confirmed dead and 18.000 injured. More than 500.000 people lost their houses. In collaboration with national partner organizations AWO International is distributing relief materials for more than 27,500 people in the districts...

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29.08.2014 05:45

AWO Partner MSS Seva honored by UN General Secretary for Human Trafficking Project

At a grand ceremony held in Bali, Indonesia on 28th of August, the Indian NGO Manav Seva Sansthan (MSS Seva) has been declared as the 3rd winner of the highly prestigious UNAOC’s Intercultural Innovation Award (IIA) 2014 for its project, “Facilitating Informed and Safe Migration among Vulnerable...

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