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Written by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa Magar   
Monday, 05 March 2018 04:24

Special: 39 photos, 1 video: New York- International Women’s Day celebration by Adhikaar, New York’s star Nepali women-led organization on March 4, 2018. Adhikaar has been in forefront for social justice fight for immigrants in New York.

 

Adhikaar celebrated International Women’s Day in New York on March 4, 2018. Photos by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa

Adhikaar was established by Luna Ranjit, Tafadzwa Pasipanodya, Rashmi Shrestha and Srijana Shrestha in 2005 with the seed money of just USD $500 but it now boasts an annual budget of about a million US dollars, to be precise, $850,000.



It is now led by Executive Director Pabitra Khati Benjamin and Narbada Chhetri, Director of Organization and Advocacy.



Every year, it serves several hundred needy immigrants with English for Empowerment classes, Free Health Screening, Free legal Counseling, referrals, Health Insurance, CPR, Training for nannies and nail technicians, support and referrals for cases of stolen wages, workplace discrimination, labor trafficking, domestic violence and host of other immigrants work and rights while ensuring everyone gets a fair shot in any job market either domestic work, restaurant or nail salon.

Read more about Adhikaar's activity at: http://www.usnepalonline.com/adhikaar/

 

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