8 March 2017 - 8 March 2017


International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world.

In Nepal, the day is a time to reflect on the progress the country has made towards gender equality, call for change and celebrate the numerous acts of courage and determination made by ordinary Nepali women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. 


5 December 2016 - 5 December 2016


Female Community Health Volunteer Day

The Female Community Health Volunteers’ Day is celebrated across Nepal on December 5 by organizing various activities in districts and a main event in Kathmandu. The Day is to recognize around 52,000 Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs), who are frontline health cadres and the link between the community and the health facilities all over the country. Since 1988 FCHVs are working tirelessly to protect the health and welfare of their communities.


1 December 2016 - 1 December 2016