Women for Human Rights

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Women for Human Rights
Founded 1994
Founder Lily Thapa
Website whr.org.np

Women for Human Rights is an organisation which works to secure the political, social, cultural and economic rights of single women in Nepal.[1][2][3][4] It was founded by Lily Thapa. It works in 73 districts and 1550 VDCs, with over 100,000 single women members.


  • Raise the social and economic status of Nepalese single women and their families
  • Mainstream the rights of single women in development, humanitarian and peace building initiatives
  • Meaningful participation of single women at decision making levels in the social, economic and political spheres
  • To empower women to be their own 'Agents of Change'


  1. ^ "All the single ladies". April 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b About Us. "Women For Human Rights ( WHR ) | About Us". WHR. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Beyond the Bottom Line: Lily Thapa's Women for Human Rights". BeInkandescent. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Nepal`s single women instigate much needed change". Ips.org. 2011-03-07. Retrieved 2014-02-16.