Unilever Nepal Ltd (UNL), one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nepal, has partnered with Maiti Nepal, one of the non-profit organisations of Nepal working together to generate employability among women of society, who have been victims of human trafficking or domestic abuse, increasing and improving their social, economic and legal strength.

This partnership aims to provide sustainable income generating avenues for these women, as per a media release.

These women will undergo intense training programme under the guidance of experts from renowned brands of beauty parlours, excavator driving and sales training.

They will also be provided with the accommodation in Maiti Nepal Rehabilitation Centre during their training period. Employability of women will help them to participate fully in economic life across all sectors to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for women, their families and communities.

The programme was inaugurated by Anuradha Koirala, founder of Maiti Nepal, and Amlan Mukherjee, managing director of UNL.

A version of this article appears in the print on December 8, 2021 of The Himalayan Times.