Giving A Gift That Changes Life

SWDF works with Single Women which include: widows, wives of missing husbands, divorcees, unmarried women of 35 years of age, and women separated but not divorced from their husbands.

  • Making Better World

    Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place.

  • Children Education

    To truly educate is to nourish the unique & unfathomable possibilities that each child introduces into the world.

  • Empowering Women

    Empowering economically, politically & culturally, & to live dignified lives, enjoying values of human rights.

Welcome To Samida

" I wish people would love everybody else the way they love themeselves. It would be a better world." - Sharmila Thapa

Samida Women Development Forum, Single and Domestic Violence Group also known as SWDF was established in 2011. It is a Non-Governmental Organization for women of all ages and marital status in Nepal. It is dedicated to create an active network of single mothers that face abuse (physical/sexual/mental/emotional) from family members across national, regional and international levels. SWDF vision is the creation of an equal society for “single women”, which are strengthened and empowered without fear of abuse. SWDF defines “single women” as Widows and Divorcees. ... Read More

The overall mission of the organization is “To establish a society where women can fully enjoy life to the full, being free from all kinds of discrimination, oppression, harassment and ill behaviour based on their gender and can lead their lives with prosperity, dignity and a bright future”.

The overall vision of SWDF is to create a non-discriminatory and equitable society by helping single women become empowered economically, politically, socially and culturally, and to live dignified lives, enjoying values of human rights.

N-Peace Award Recipient

Sharmila Thapa, President of SWDF was awarded by N-Peace Award 2015, UNDP Headquater, New York.

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