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Community Mobile Clinic against Domestic Violence

As a part of the project, a community mobile clinic against domestic violence organized on 30 March 2016. The clinic was established on a primary school 'Chandeshwori Bal Sadan' situated at Rabi Opi VDC ward no.-9, Kavrepalanchowk. Social mobilizer was mobilized in the locality to inform about the mobile clinic as well as to coordinate the program with school. A team comprising lawyers, law students, psychology students and project staff including social moblizer engaged to establish the clinic. Total 65 participants including 56 female and nine male ranging from age nineteen to seventy participated the mobile clinic.

The program was organized in two sessions. Firstly, the formal open and interactive legal literacy was conducted for 2 hours, followed by close legal and psychosocial counseling. In the first session Nirmal Kumar Upreti, President of FNB Nepal highlighted the objectives of the program and brief introduction of the organization, further emphasizing the prevalence of domestic violence in all kind of society whether it is developed or developing. It was followed by an informative session taken by Advocate Santosh K.C. who mainly dealt about etymological understanding of the term 'domestic violence', in what form it was rooted in our society and how a victim can seeks remedy at different judiciary.  Similarly legal provisions and specific law on domestic violence shared among participants.

Advocate Anil Kumar Shrestha discussed about the ground reality of domestic violence in Nepalese society in an interactive way. After making participants understanding on what domestic violence is? He emphasized on importance of living in a cohesive united society and encouraged the participant to try to solve their problem within the family. His session also highlighted upon the decision of Supreme Court of Nepal against domestic violence ( Jit Kumar Pangeni Case, Annapurna Rana Case)

The second session was conducted by providing case based counseling and consultation to the participant by the team lawyers and student of psychology.  In this session, participants were informed about the confidentiality of conversation where seven women aged from twenty-six to fifty three participated and seek for possible legal action. A form was filled for each participant with detail description of the case and counseling offered.


community mobile clinic Mijartol,Kavrepalanchowk 12 August 2016

 

The community mobile clinic against domestic violence was organized on 12 August 2016. The clinic was setup on meeting hall of women group situated at Mijartol, ward no. 8 Kavrepalanchowk. Social mobilizer was mobilized in the locality to attach posters in different places, to inform about the mobile clinic to locals and to coordinate with women's group regarding program. A team encompassing Lawyers, Psychologists, Law students, Psychology students, Team leader and Social mobilizer together established the clinic. Total 47 Participants of which Thirty Eight female and nine male ranging from age Twenty one toSeventy Three of Dalit community got participated in the mobile clinic. 

Program was divided into two Sessions. Firstly, the formal opening and interactive legal and psychosocial literacy was conducted for two and half hours, followed by Individual legal and psychosocial counseling. In the first session Mr. Nirmal Kumar Upreti, President of FNB Nepal highlighted the objectives of the program along with the brief introduction of organization. He also emphasized the existent trend of domestic violence found in different parts of Nepal and other Developing Nation. It was followed by an informative and interactive session taken by Avocate Santosh Timilsina who made clarity on the term 'Domestic   

In addition, Advocate Santosh K.C. introduced examples of different cases of domestic violence in Nepalese context and encouraged participants to break the silence. The session then turned more interactive where participants talked about the real scenario of their community. They told that they are scared to take any action against their husband as they fear their husband will turn into enemy and will make their life more miserable making harder to live remaining life with him hence they keep on enduring pain. Here, Advocates suggested not to take action on minor conflicts instead make their husband understand what they already know and try to solve it within themselves but if the situation gets out of control, they should take action against it, they should tell offender about the punishment for his/her act as well.

Psychologist Ms. Prativa Sharma emphasized on the topic mental torture, trauma, unhappiness and its solution. She encouraged participants to share problems which are bothering them and seek for counseling. Participants were informed about the confidentiality of conversation in counseling at the end of this session and program moved to next session.

The second session was conducted by providing case based counseling and consultation to the participant by the team of lawyers and law student on one table as well as Psychologist and student of psychology on the other table. In this session, one woman aged twenty-four with case of physical torture, mental torture due to accusation of illicit relationship with her father-in-law by mother in law and other woman aged forty-one with case of economic violence participated in legal consoling for possible legal action. Whereas two women aged thirty four and twenty seven with case mental torture by husband participated in psychosocial counseling for solution of their misery.  A form was filled for each participant with detail description of the case and counseling provided. 


Community Mobile Clinic Devitar, Kavrepalanchowk 13 August, 2016 

Tainst domestic violence was organized on 13 August 2016. The clinic was setup on the shop of one local person situated at Devitar, ward no. 9  Kavrepalanchowk. Social mobilizer was mobilized in the locality to attach posters in different places, to inform about the mobile clinic to locals and to coordinate with shopkeeper regarding the program. A team encompassing Team Leader, Lawyer, Psychology student and Social mobilizer together established the clinic. Total 36 Participants of which twenty-seven female and nine male ranging from age fifteen to Sixty two from marginalized Tamang community got participated in the mobile clinic.

Firstly, the formal opening and interactive legal and psychosocial literacy was conducted for two hours, followed by Individual legal and psychosocial counseling. In the first session Mr. Nirmal Kumar Upreti, President of FNB Nepal highlighted the objectives of the program along with the brief introduction of organization. He also emphasized the existent trend of domestic violence found in different parts of Nepal and other Developing Nation. It was followed by an informative and interactive session taken by Avocate Santosh K.C who made clarity on the term 'Domestic Violence', its types, Laws on domestic violence, Legal provision for victims and punishment for offenders in their local language.

In addition, Mr. Upreti introduced examples of different cases of domestic violence in Nepalese context. He encouraged participants to read the information on book distributed in the clinic. As most of the participants were illiterate, they were suggested to give that book to their children who go to school and learn more things from them. 

 

 

 

 

 


Community Mobile Clinic Chhapatol, Kavrepalanchowk 13 August 2016

The community mobile clinic against domestic violence was organized on 13 August 2016. The clinic was setup on building of citizen awareness center situated at Chhapatol, ward no. 2 Kavrepalanchowk. Social mobilizer was mobilized in the locality to attach posters in different places, to inform about the mobile clinic to locals and to coordinate with Board members of citizen awareness forum regarding the program. A team encompassing Lawyers, Law students, Psychology students, Team leader and Social mobilizer together established the clinic. Total 55 Participants of which thirty-nine female and sixteen male ranging from age Twenty three to Sixty five from marginalized community got participated in the mobile clinic.

Program was divided into two Sessions. Firstly, the formal opening and interactive legal and psychosocial literacy was conducted for two hours, followed by Individual legal and psychosocial counseling. In the first session Mr. Nirmal Kumar Upreti, President of FNB Nepal highlighted the objectives of the program along with the brief introduction of organization. He also emphasized the existent trend of domestic violence found in different parts of Nepal and other Developing Nation. It was followed by an informative and interactive session taken by Avocate Santosh K.C who made clarity on the term 'Domestic Violence', its types, Laws on domestic violence, Legal provision for victims and punishment for offenders.

In addition, He introduced examples of different cases of domestic violence in Nepalese context and highlighted the fact of some cases of domestic violence on men by women. The session was interactive where advocate asked different questions to the participant after giving them all the information in order to ensure their understanding. Participants shared experiences of existing violence like the problem of drinking alcohol in male, violence of mental torture on women and physical violence as well in some cases. Mr. Upreti encouraged participants to share problems which are bothering them and seek for counseling. Participants were informed about the confidentiality of conversation in counseling at the end of this session and program moved to next session.

The second session was conducted by providing case based counseling and consultation to the participant by the team of lawyers and student of psychology. In this session, one woman aged twenty-eight with case of mental torture, alcohol consumption by husband participated in counseling. The other woman aged thirty-seven participated in legal consoling for possible legal action on one of her neighbor's case of physical violence and mental torture by husband. She was trying to help the victim by sharing information she learned from the clinic. A form was filled for each participant with detail description of the case and counseling provided.