Siraha : A three-day Harwacharwa Youth Activism and People’s Advocacy Training has started in Lahan of Siraha from Sunday.
The training is organized with the objective of increasing the involvement of Harwacharwa youths in the joint movement for the liberation and rehabilitation of agricultural wage laborers: Harwacharwa, who is still a remnant of Dashpratha in the established Republic of Nepal after various political and social movements.
According to Rupnarayan Paswan, Public Advocacy Officer of the Rastriya Dalit Network, the training was organized to enhance the capacity of the youth in the changing political and social context of Nepal, state policies and laws related to agricultural labor.
According to People’s Advocacy Officer Paswan, the three-day training will identify and prioritize the current problems and issues of Harwacharwa and formulate a six-month people’s advocacy plan for the liberation and rehabilitation movement.
The training will also discuss the role of Harwacharwa youth in conducting campaigns and movements and will also provide a common understanding on the steps to be taken by activists to conduct policy advocacy at the local, state and federal levels.
The training was attended by 30 Harwacharwa youths from six districts of Madhesh, Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusha, Bara, Parsa and Rautahat.
Balaram Bhattarai, Jiyam Shrestha, land expert Jagat Deuja, human rights activist Raju Paswan and team leader of the Rastriya Dalit Network Hukum Sarki will facilitate the training.