Child Right Activist
Name: Babita Pariyar
Age: 18 years
Title: Child Right Activist
Organization Involvement: 1. Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal
2. World Vision Nepal
3. Child club and child club network, Tokha Municipality
Affiliated University: Hrit Academy, Kathmandu
Ms. Babita Pariyar is currently studying law at Hrit Academy, Kathmandu. As a member she actively works in different organizations like “Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal”, “World Vision Nepal”, “SAFA CLUB” and Child club network within Tokha Municipality with major responsibility. Babita has been leading different promotional program and campaign to develop Tokha Municipality as child friendly municipality. She has also conducted different awareness program to protect teenage girls from different types of related hazards.
Babita started her journey of activist from ‘Baudeshowr Briyasheel Bal Club’, a bal club of her school and later the club ‘Tokha Nagarpalika Bal Sanjaal’, Tokha Kathmandu. As a part of different organizations like “Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal”, ‘World Vision Nepal’, and ‘SAFA CLUB’, she has been organizing an awareness programs to protect children and teens of her community from different types of hazards. Babita also teaches “Fundamental Rights” and aware children about sexual harassment including menstrual hygiene for young girls. She is actively making movement to make Tokha Municipality as a “Child Friendly Local Governance” municipality.
Through different awareness programs and activities in her community she has successfully brought different positive changes in her school and society. As her school is providing free sanitary pads for students and knowledge on menstrual hygiene with her proverb. She has been able to aware girls on sexual harassment and ways to protect themselves through self-defense training.
Her dedication towards making child friendly city has brought an increasing number of children in education. Gender discrimination issues has been reduced and clean environment has been maintaining in her community.
Babita Pariyar is one of the passionate young lady who has been selected as one of the Glocal’s 20under20 of 2019 Batch. Her motion towards solving child issues has made her one of the distinct personalities on Child Right Activist.
Babita aspires to be a lawyer in the future and wants to spread positive impacts all over Nepal. She will continue her work for vulnerable victims and children to help them. Alongside she is also planning to open an NGO and work for needy people. Likewise, she also wants to uplift Dalit community and raise their voices to get justice.