Aaprabasi Mahila Kamdar Samuha (AMKAS) or the Returnee Women Migrant Workers’ Group, is a civil society organization led and run by returnee women migrant workers. Established in 2016
by a group of well-known and experience Nepali migrant rights’ activist, AMKAS pushes for the rights and interest of Nepali migrant workers, in the home and the destination countries, on the ground that ‘Migrant Rights are Human Rights’.
AMKAS specializes working with and for the Nepali women workers: both domestic and migrants.READ MORE
We strive to build capacity of Nepali women workers through regular policy advocacy, knowledge creation, awareness generation, and experimenting and spreading of innovative ideas and methods for a sound employment sector.
We at AMKAS envision of a just world where Nepali women workers are self-reliant with full equality, dignity and respect in terms of gender, social, cultural, economic and political aspects in Nepal and elsewhere.
To ensure rights of women workers are respected, fulfilled, guaranteed and protected through women workers friendly policy environment, and its proper implementation.
Support re-integration of migrant workers, in particular women migrant workers, through financial literacy, paralegal support, entrepreneurship development, facilitation for skills certification, and psychosocial support.
The Asia Foundation: “Sunaulo Mauka Project” Phase I and II (Completed)
AMKAS Nepal implemented the “Sunaulo Mauka” Project to promote greater income security, and safer, more productive employment among Nepali migrant workers and their families. The goal of the Sunaulo Mauka project was to strengthen the capacity of migrant workers to engage with the formal financial sector and the world of work by expending the capabilities […]
AMKAS Nepal is Happy to announce that National Network of Women Shelters has been formed (2077/08/29)with the composition of 23 shelter operating organizations. The objectives of the Network is to lobby to the Concerned Governments & Constitutional Bodies for the recognition of the shelters as essential service to survivors of DV & GBV. Saathi is […]
As a part of both preventive and curative actions against violation of human rights of the women migrant workers and the survivors of trafficking in persons, AMKAS has been running a shelter (safe) house since 2017.
112th International Women’s Day
March 8th also known as International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide to celebrate She-roes of the nation. The International Theme for this year’s IWD is ‘Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow’. The campaign 2022 aims at breaking the bias against women in all the areas. This 112th IWD, AMKAS rejoices Women hood and their […]READ MORE
World Day Against Trafficking in Person
AMKAS Nepal successfully conducted media mobilization program “Commemorating World Day Against Trafficking in Person.”supported by Winrock International the ‘Hamro Samman’ Program with the objective to come up with strategies to lift the discriminatory bans imposed on Nepali women Migrants and make Migration a choice against force migration leading to trafficking of women and girls. Thanks […]READ MORE
Despite the importance of domestic work to individual households and to national economies, domestic workers have been routinely excluded from standard labor protections and are often subject to exploitative work conditions and abuse. The COVID-19 pandemic has even worsened their working and living conditions as well as exacerbated their vulnerabilities. Since the adoption of ILO […]READ MORE
Supporting a COVID-19 affected young Returnee Woman Migrant.
AMKAS Nepal is proud to have continuously supporting a young Returnee migrant to start her organic farming in every way till she will be capable to continue on her own. Organizations supporting in livelihood programs and even Government must always remember that handholding must always be there in all possible way till they are financially, […]READ MORE
“Happy International Domestic Workers Day”
Aaprabasi Mahila Kamdar Samuha) Nepal commemorating International Domestic Workers Day with Returnee Women Migrant Workers & High school girls who were left behind children of Migrant Workers.READ MORE
AMKAS Nepal conducted TOT training at Bhaktapur
AMKAS Nepal’s Executive members visited to Nuwakot district and conducted an interesting Networking meeting with Returnee Women Migrant Workers and their family on new trends and Right to Information on migration.
International Women’s Day 2021 Celebration.
AMKAS Nepal celebrating International Women’s Day 2021. We deserve this celebration empowering our members the Returnee Women Migrants on safer migration, human trafficking and ILO C189, 190.We wish all women and women migrants all around the globe “A Happy Women’s Day 2021.”
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