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Director General of We Social Movement (WSM) Bart Verstraeten Met with Dr. Ram Kumar Phuyal, a member of National Planning Commission on 6 March, 2024.

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Policy Dialogue on Social Protection and Child Grant

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Meeting with Ms. Nicole Klingen, Regional Director, Human Development, South Asia World Bank on 12 Feb, 2024, to share the opportunities and challenges in implementation of policies and programs in health, education and social protection, particularly in a federal context; and understand opportunities and constraints for integrated service delivery at the local level.

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Three days Good Governance Training organized by SPCSN and supported by Save the Children on 21-23 March, 2024 at Kathmandu

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Policy Dialogue on Contributory Social Protection organized by SPCSN and supported by ILO on 23&24 June, 2023.

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Assembly Towards Universal Social Protection during World Social Forum on 17 Feb, 2024.

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Meeting with Honorable Sunita Baral, Member of the House of Representatives of Nepal and Whip of CPN UML and Honorable prabhu Hajra, the member of the house of representatives on 22 March 2024 and handed over the appeal letter to expand and increase the Child Nutrition Grant (Bal Poshan Bhatta).

About us

Social Protection Civil Society Network (SPCSN) is a dynamic and influential coalition established in Nepal in 2012. Comprising 19 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and 2 international NGOs, SPCSN is dedicated to advocating for the rights of the most vulnerable groups in Nepalese society, including children (child grants, child rights), the elderly, people with disabilities, trafficking survivors, those with HIV/AIDS, single women, Dalit and the landless. Our mission is to promote access to sustainable and targeted social security, ensuring affordable, transparent, and accountable programs for universally accepted benefit. SPCSN operates on a foundation of values such as networking, transparency, and mutual respect, and our activities are grounded in a real bottom-up process led by marginalized groups and women's organizations. SPCSN highly promote shock responsive social protection and formulate policies for the same with Nepal government for its proper implementation. SPCSN has been working and advocating for the rights of vulnerable groups including women, children,elderly people and people with disabilities by providing emergency assistance during shock as well as building shock responsive systems, plans in advance of a shock to better prepare for emergency response.

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SPCSN Nepal

Our Statistics

Statistics SPCSN

70+

Districts Coverage

Statistics SPCSN

30000+

Female Reached

Statistics SPCSN

20000+

Male Reached

Statistics SPCSN

18

Member Organizations

Timeline

Facilitated Social Protection Workshop in WSF 2024
17 February, 2024

Coordinated and Facilitated Social Protection Workshop in WSF 2024 with collaboration with more than 15 development agencies.

National Dialogue on Social Protection
1 December, 2023

Organized National Dialogue on Social Protection with the engagement of more than 100 participants

Submission of suggestions on National framework on SP
23 July, 2020

90% suggestions incorporated On-going discussion among stakeholders

Published handbook on Social Protection
January, 2020

2,750 copied published and submitted to 17 members

Review and reflection meeting
22-23 December, 2019

Endorsed working guidelines of SPCSN Chair and Joint chair elected; Advocacy document prepared

Submitted recommendations on Social Protection Operating guideline 2015 to Department of National ID and Civil Registration CWISH as a secretariat
2017

Incorporated many suggestions

Formation of Social Protection Civil Society Network
16 Feb, 2012

SPCSN formed comprising 14 organizations: Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) – Coordinator (providing Secretariat also) Save the children – Member Secretary

National Social Protection Framework (Draft) Stakeholders' Consultations with I/NGOs
24 Aug, 2011

The consultation workshop realized a civil societies’ forum on social protection to raise of voice of right holders

Current Initiatives

GLOBAL

GLOBAL SOCIAL PROTECTION WEEK 2020

Realizing

Realizing the rights of children in Nepal through Child Sensitive Social Protection (PAHUNCH)

Promoting

Promoting Social Protection floors in Nepal- Better Coverage for More People

Recent News

Government
   2024-05-01

Government to extend child nutrition grant programme to all 77 districts

The government will be extending the child nutrition grant programme to all 77 districts of the country.

Attention
   2024-03-22

Attention Letter Handover to the Whip of CPN UML Hon. Sunita Baral

We had a meeting with Honourable Sunita Baral, Member of the House of Representatives of Nepal and Whip of CPN UML

Social
   2021-11-27

Social protection in Nepal: Major concerns and opportunities

At some points in their lives, people are exposed to illness, unemployment, natural calamities, or other risks.

Members Coverage

Jhapa Ilam Panchthar Taplejung Morang Sunsari Bhojpur Dhankuta Terhathum Sankhuwasabha Saptari Siraha Udayapur Khotang Okhaldhunga Solukhumbu Dhanusha Mahottari Sarlahi Sindhuli Ramechhap Dolakha Bhaktapur Dhading Kathmandu Kavrepalanchok Lalitpur Nuwakot Rasuwa Sindhupalchok Bara Parsa Rautahat Chitwan Makwanpur Gorkha Kaski Lamjung Syangja Tanahu Manang Kapilvastu Nawalparasi-East Nawalparasi-West Rupandehi Arghakhanchi Gulmi Palpa Baglung Myagdi Parbat Mustang Dang Pyuthan Rolpa Rukum-East Rukum-West Salyan Dolpa Humla Jumla Kalikot Mugu Banke Bardiya Surkhet Dailekh Jajarkot Kailali Achham Doti Bajhang Bajura Kanchanpur Dadeldhura Baitadi Darchula Bagmati Province Gandaki Province Karnali Province Lumbini Province Province 2 Province 1 Sudurpaschim Province