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CAN to Join Hands with SAATHI for Fight Against Gender Violence

Cricket Association of Nepal is set to work collaboratively with an NGO Saathi on SAATHI’s project “Our Goal: Stop Violence Against Women”  to bring an halt to Gender Violence.  The president of two organizations signed an agreement today in a program organized on the occasion of the start of “ 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign”. The agreements  Ties CAN to SAATHI’s projects for 3 years.

Cricket players are going to be made educated about Voilence against Women through the campaign. The campaign also aims to encourage the cricketers to take steps against Voilence against women.

We were motivated the tie up with CAN after our collaborative project with ANFA  was successful informed Bandana Rana during the program. “Sportsperson are role model to the society,  youth specially imitate what players do, and if players are involved in the fight against Gender violence it will definitely help curb gender violence” expressed Rana during the program

Tanka Aangbuang promised during the program that it would voice SAATHI’s project “Our Goal: Stop Violence Against Women” throughout the country via CAN administrative infrastructures. He pointed out that this project would help establish Cricketers as advocates of social change.