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Youth for Social Transformation – Nepal

Youth for Social Transformation aims to reduce the number of minors in commercial sex exploitation within the adult entertainment sector in Nepal.

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GRANT AMOUNT

TOTAL AMOUNT GRANTED

$342,339

GRANT AWARDED DATE

NUMBER OF GRANTS

4

YST will focus on prevention through awareness raising and vocational training, as well as providing pathways out of the AES through a range of support and the provision of alternative livelihood options. Such as an Entrepreneurship Incubation Centre, community groups and a new Girls’ Committees and Youth Clubs. In addition, YST-Nepal will run an orientation workshop on CSEC and trafficking for media personal. A closed interaction program with clients and media personnel and a media exchange program will also be conducted to facilitate improved understanding of the issues from a victim-centred, rights-based approach.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

2 Years

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

January 2019

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$138,739

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

Central Nepal

YST-Nepal will continue to support the well-being of individuals vulnerable to or engaged in CSEC and provide reintegration services to survivors. They will also increase awareness of and sensitisation to issues of CSEC in the adult entertainment sector among the communities in which the organisation works. Finally, YST will continue to provide education support to children and adolescents in schools and slums in Kathmandu.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

1 Year

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

January 2018

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$84,500

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

Central Nepal

YST’s overall aim is to reduce commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC) among minors through education, enhanced physical safety, mental health support, and economic empowerment of people vulnerable to or affected by CSEC. YST-Nepal will support the well-being of individuals vulnerable to or engaged in CSEC and provide reintegration services to survivors. They will also increase awareness of and sensitisation to issues of CSEC in the adult entertainment sector among the communities in which the organisation works.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

1 Year

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

December 2016

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$65,000

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

Central Nepal

This grant will allow Youth for Social Transformation to reduce the number of minors in commercial sexual exploitation through access to education, enhanced physical safety and mental wellbeing of affected adolescents, and increased incomes of the vulnerable families.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

13 Months

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

December 2015

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$54,100

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

Central Nepal

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