After the massive earthquake April 2015 many women were living in fear and sorrow as they had lost their loved once and property as well. So the Home Net Nepal started conducting activates like playing games, singing, dancing and channelizing their mind towards productive activities. This exercise helped them to get away from their fear of earthquakes and the terror that they had faced.
Initially they did not have any place to conduct the activities. The activities were conducted either in the open place or in the classrooms, if they get permission. There was no privacy and lot of disturbances in the open place. At the request of Home Net Nepal, NJSI build seven Women Safe Space in Panga, Khokana, Badikhel, Techo and in Chapagaun of Lalitpur District.
Now as they have common hall, many activities are being conducted for women. The activities like adult education, agriculture and animal husbandry training and many awareness program like various violence on women and the rights of women are going on. Women are very happy and have developed the self-confidence. They are able to express themselves and have come out of their fear and trauma.