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न्यू योर्कको सामाजिक न्याय पुरस्कार "अधिकार" ले पाउँदाको त्यो क्षण PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa Magar   
Sunday, 07 December 2008 16:23

न्यू योर्क- यस पालिको Union Square Award न्यू योर्कको कुइन्स वरीपरी बसोबास गर्ने नेपालीहरुको सेवामा बिगत तीन बर्षदेखी निरन्तर सकृयाशिल नेपाली महिलाहरुले स्थापना गरेको सामाजिक संस्था 'अधिकार' ले प्राप्त गरेको छ। यो पुरस्कारको नगद राशी ५० हजार अमेरिकी डलर छ।

 


Members of Adhikaar during the award ceremony. Luna Ranjit, Executive Director of Adhikaar giving her Union Square Award acceptance speech.Photos: eEyeCam

यस बाहेक अधिकारलाई New York Women's Foundation द्वारा अधिकारले सन्चालन गरेको नारी शक्ती कार्यक्रम को लागि project grant पनि प्राप्त भएको छ।


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Photo & Illustration: eEyeCam


सन्‌ २००५ को जुलाईमा स्थापना भई न्यूयोर्कका नेपालीहरुबिच कृयाशिल 'अधिकार' ले हरेक बर्ष ५०० भन्दा धेरै नेपालीहरुलाई स्वास्थ सेवाका अलाबा नि:शुल्क ट्‍याक्स, इमिग्रेशन, श्रम अधिकार, दोभासे लगायतका कार्यशाला गोस्ठीहरु र तालिम दिदै आएको छ।

यो बर्ष 'अधिकार' को कार्यक्रमको बजेट १ करोड २६ लाख रुपैयाँको छ, जुन अमेरिकामा कृयाशिल नेपाली संघ संस्थाहरुको लागि उदाहरणीय हो।

'अधिकार' को हालको Board मा Malabika Das-Board Chair, Luna Ranjit - Executive Director, Board members: Amy T. Paul, Tina Shrestha, Rajani Adhikary छन्‌। यसका अन्य Staff members: Narbada Chhetri, Rinku Bastola & Swechhya Pant छन्‌।

'अधिकार' को स्थापना ४ जना महिलाहरुले गरेका थिए, ति हुन्‌- Luna Ranjit, Tafadzwa Pasipanodya, Rashmi Shrestha र Srijana Shrestha ।

बधाई छ अधिकारलाई !

-Pradeep Thapa Magar in New York. Comments? This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 917-570-1098


Woman Power: Co-founder and now Executive Director of Adhikaar, Luna Ranjit, holding the Union Square Award, smiling at eEyeCam


Members of Adhikaar after the award ceremony. Photos: eEyeCam


Union Square Awards Executive Director Iris Morales. Photos: eEyeCam




Union Square Awards Executive Director Iris Morales flanked by Adhikaar's Swechhya Pant and Narbada Chhetri.


Union Square Awards Executive Director Iris Morales and Adhikaar's Rinku Bastola and Luna Ranjit. Photos: eEyeCam


The award comes with a photograph of the steps of the Supreme Court which was taken by the anonymous donor who established the award, and a $50,000 check. Union Square Awards is a project of the Tides Center.


Adhikaar's co-founders with the Union Square Award: Tafadzwa Pasipanodya,Luna Ranjit and Srijana Shrestha.






Adhikaar members at the reception party of the Union Square Awards. Photos: eEyeCam

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