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Pinky Singh Rana
Pinky Singh Rana is the Founder of SAMANATA-Institute for Social and Gender Equality, Nepal, and is an active board member of other national NGOs, namely SAATHI, the Rural Women's Development and Unity Centre (RUWDUC) and Safe Motherhood Network Federation. A fervent women’s activist, Ms. Rana’s forte lies in social research and training, and she is widely published on women’s issues in Nepal. During the conflict and the current post-conflict transitional period in Nepal, Ms. Rana has been advocating for women’s participation in peace building through the integration of UNSCRs 1325 and 1820 into government programmes, security forces’ training manuals, training to security personnel and NGO programming at national and sub-national levels.