Established in 2003, Centre for Awareness Promotion (CAP) Nepal, is a non-profit organisation based in Kathmandu. The primary aim of CAP is to emancipate women and girls from gender based violence and discrimination; to rescue and prohibit the trafficking of women and children, and to reform cultural malpractices.
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This 2019-2020 project aims to assist minors in exiting the sector, reduce the number of minors entering the sector, and discourage the recruitment of children by employers and use of children by customers. To this end, CAP Nepal will continue to operate its mobile counselling camps and shelter service, train peer educators from the AES, establish positive relationships with business owners and continue publishing ‘Sankalapa’.
CAP’s 2018 project will have 7 main components:
The goal of CAP’s 2016-2017 project is to reduce the commercial sexual exploitation of minors in the adult entertainment sector (AES) in Nepal. To achieve this, CAP will deliver the following components:
1. Shelter and recovery support to minor girls.
2. Counseling Awareness and Legal Mobile Service.
3. Economic empowerment of victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation in the AES industry.
4. Peer education program.
5. Stakeholder engagement
6. Organisational capacity building.
Centre for Awareness Promotion (CAP) is continuing its work to enable girls and women to successfully leave work in the adult entertainment sector in Kathmandu. It will provide reintegration support and counselling, as well as vocational and life skills training. CAP will continue to circulate a newsletter raising awareness about issues affecting the girls and women.