Dalit Welfare Association (DWA)

The Dalit Welfare Association (DWA) is a member-based, movement-oriented non-governmental organization (NGO) of Dalit activists and is one of the largest Dalit human rights NGOs in Nepal. Established in 1996, the DWA works to eliminate caste-based discrimination in the South Asia Region. DWA is recognized as one of the major organizations working for the empowerment and inclusion of the Dalit community, promoting access to education and better livelihoods, food security and sustainable agriculture, poverty eradication and rural development, climate change resilience and disaster risk reduction.

Member category Major Groups Organizations
Country Nepal
Area Asia and the Pacific
Head Moti Lal Nepali
Focal Point title Executive Director
Focal Point Anupkamal Bishwakarma
Alternate Focal Point title Advocacy Officer
Alternate Focal Point Jayaram Kaliraj Sunar
Address Maitrinagar-2, Kirtipur, Nepal
Telephone 0097716215322
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Website http://www.dwa.org.np
Electoral Group Asia and the Pacific Major Groups
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