- Developed By : Nectar digit
- Clients Name : cwish
- Date : July 8th, 2021
Children-Women in Social Service and Human Rights (CWISH) is a women led not for profit, non-government organization (NGO), established in 1993 with an aim to ensure social justice, protection and promotion of human rights, especially the rights of children. In order to achieve this aim, it has been working in three programmatic pillars: Child Protection, Rights To Education and Family Empowerment.
In the 25 years since being founded, CWISH has both established and is a member of various national and international consortiums with a focus on human rights and child protection. To date, 170,123 Children, 158,156 Women, 313962 Parents and 798 Institutions have directly benefitted from programs run by CWISH and around 1,107,981 people from 35 districts have indirectly benefited from these programs. CWISH has established a strong network including 36 international donor agencies and 45 local partnerships and have designed and delivered 86 projects.
CWISH also provides legal services and psychosocial counselling and livelihood opportunities to victims of child rights violations. Our legal services have filed 290 cases in the court and 71 perpetrators have been prosecuted to date. Additionally, as a part of the advocacy campaigns initiated by CWISH, 119 IEC materials related to child rights have been published and disseminated.
In recognition of our exemplary work, CWISH has been felicitated with various awards and recognition: International Labor Organization (ILO) awarded CWISH as an outstanding NGO in 2005 for its contribution on child labor elimination and Human Rights Award by Social Welfare Council in 2006. Similarly, CWISH has been felicitated with Global Award on prevention of child abuse by World Women Summit Forum (WWSF) in 2009. CWISH has initiated impactful Green Flag Movement to eliminate child labor in Nepal and is successfully expanding in different parts of the country. CWISH was also recognised by the Nepalese Government in 2019 for its outstanding contributions to addressing issues of human trafficking in Nepal.