KATHMANDU, Dec. 10 (Xinhuanet) -- A non-government organization of Nepal has
organized a door-to-door program Saturday against domestic violence in different
districts of Nepal, an official of the organization said Saturday.
"Nepal Scout (NS), with the assistance of United Nations Fund for Population
Activities, has organized the program in order to discuss the problem of
domestic violence and create public awareness about it," Shreeram Lamichhane, chief
commissioner of NS, told Xinhua.
About 15,000 scouts have been mobilized in 30,000 houses for the program in
seven districts, Lamichhane revealed.
NS members will also reach doorsteps with a campaign to know the
aspirations of community after a week of a door-to-door visit program,
"There is the need of maintaining solidarity to prevent all forms of
violence against women in the society. We are planning to extend the same
programs, after a couple of months, in 60 districts of the country through the
network of NS," Lamichhane noted
NS on Friday organized a workshop on "Campaign against Women Violence in Nepal" with an objective of informing about the program for scout members of the respective district, the official said. Enditem