In 2019, 23 young mothers and their newly borns or small children found refuge in our women’s shelter in Simikot.
Women and girls, who have been victims of physical violence can stay in our shelter. During their stay, we offer legal counselling for the victims as well as their families to find long-term solutions to tackle domestic violence.
Moreover, our shelter serves as safe space for women and girls requiring a place to sleep during Chhaupadi (when a women has her period). Hence, many women from the village spend several nights each month in our shelter during menstruation.