Empowering Liza

ChoraChori has empowered 17 year old Liza from Dhanusha District, southeast Nepal, into taking action against those who gang-raped her. When Liza (name changed) first came to ChoraChori's Children's Refuge and Rehabilitation Centre (CRRC) in June this year she was profoundly traumatised, withdrawn and suffering from panic attacks. For she had just been the victim

Our manifesto for 2020!

2019 has been a remarkable year so far for ChoraChori in Nepal; we're aiming higher in 2020.  Girls in the garden of ChoraChori's Child Trauma Management Centre in Kathmandu At a time when the UK is gripped with enthusiasm (not) at the prospect of a pre-Christmas general election, it is perhaps timely to

ChoraChori’s legal team fighting child rape cases in Nepal

ChoraChori's support to child rape victims in Nepal includes ensuring that they obtain justice. ChoraChori provides support to child rape victims and their families in Nepal that includes protection, material support (children from low caste families are often vulnerable through extreme poverty) and psychosocial counselling at our Children's Refuge and Rehabilitation Centre in Kathmandu. But

“She was this small”

The ChoraChori-Nepal field team is intervening in support of an impoverished Nepalese family whose 8 year old daughter, Chanda, was raped and murdered. Her face wet with tears, a Nepalese mother holds her hand up for our field team. "She was this small" she said. Last month the woman and her husband went out to

Theraplay in Nepal

With a vital training input from volunteer consultant Debbie Mintz, ChoraChori has started using theraplay as a powerful therapeutic tool at its child trauma management centre in Kathmandu. In the past week ChoraChori has admitted a ninth victim of child rape to its child trauma management facility in Kathmandu. The task of therapeutic management of

Attempted rape in Tipling

ChoraChori-Nepal has intervened in a case of attempted rape in Tipling, Dhading District, ensuring that the police filed a case against the girl's attacker.  Since June 2016 ChoraChori has been supporting the education of girls from Tipling, which lies close to the Tibet border in Dhading District. This had been the scene of widespread devastation