ASMITA has already been active in advocating women's issues/concerns in the changed context through various means of communication. Established by a nucleus of women activists in 1988, ASMITA Women's Publishing House, Media and Resource Organization is a non-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization. It is committed to find new ways and directions for women's empowerment and progress. Initially, the organization started its activism by the publication of the feminist magazine Asmita.
ASMITA had developed a training package on journalism from gender perspective. This training package was the first of its kind in the country. The organization implemented the training program in different development regions of the country. Basically, journalists working at the grassroot level participated in the training, which gave them guidelines to produce media materials […]
ASMITA had established its Documentation and Information Section since the very beginning of its inception. The main purpose of the Section was to collect and store documents and information on Nepali women. At present, the Section has a huge collection of reference materials on Nepali women. The concept of establishing a Resource Center on gender, […]
ASMITA’s media literacy program aims to make the country’s media more gender sensitive, democratic and accountable to the people. The participants in such programs are also encouraged to set up their own media in their own locality. ASMITA completed a nationwide research Women and Media: A Study of the Media Situation in Nepal in Relation […]