Strengthening Access to Justice of Women through Community Mediation Program

Strengthening Access to Justice of Women through Community Mediation Program

Project: Strengthening Access to Justice of Women through Community Mediation Program (A2J-WOMCOM)

Funding Partner:  Governance Facility

Start Date: January 15, 2016

End Date: December 30, 2018 (ongoing)

 

Summary Of Activities:

Institute for Governance and Development (IGD) – a constituent of the Melmilap Alliance (MA) – is a civil society organization working in the area of peace building, mediation and reconciliation. IGD has, among others, has implementing the project titled – Strengthening Access to Justice for Women and Marginalized Groups through Community Mediation Program (A2J-WOMCOM) funded by Governance Facility (GF) in Tanahu and Chitwan districts to enhance social harmony with improved state-citizen relationship.

The project contributes to enhance access to justice for women and the marginalized groups to increase civic engagement at VDC/Municipal level; Increase collaboration among stakeholders at national and local levels. The objectives of the activities during the quarter orient/consult stakeholders at the local level and select mediators, enhance skills of mediation to resolve disputes and to support to increase access to justice of the women marginalized communities through resolution of the disputes at mediation sessions facilitate by the trained mediators in the CM Centers at the local level.