Women and Children Service Directorate

Women and children are considered vulnerable and are provided special protection and treatment through various international charters and conventions. Nepal as a signatory country of the UN Convention on  Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and Convention on  Rights of  Child (CRC) is legally obliged to provide protection and fair treatment to women and children, whether offender or victim.

In compliance with various UN conventions, guidelines, resolutions, national policies, act, as well as the recommendations of Police Reform Commission.  Nepal Police established one central level and four (4)districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Kaski and Morang) level Women and Children Service Centers (WCSC) (formerly known as Women Cell) as a pilot project in 1996. 

At present, Women and Children Service Centers are actively operating in all districts across the nation as well as nine (9) Metropolitan Circles in the Kathmandu Valley, 124 Area police offices and other units totaling 243 units.

Vision:
Ensuring widely available, fair and specialized services for women and children.

Mission: 
Provide accessibility to justice for women and children in a conducive reporting environment.

Objective:

  • Investigation, documentation and maintaining of database on criminal cases related to women and children.
  • Build police capacities especially in relation to handling of SGBV related cases.
  • Analyze crime patterns in relation to crimes committed against women and children.
  • Production and publication of IEC materials.
  • Strengthen and broaden the scope of women and children service centers.
  • Raise public awareness.
  • Coordination and networking with concerned stakeholders.

WCSCs deal with the following cases:

  • Sexual offence( rape or attempt to rape, incest,  sexual abuse and exploitation of children and marital rape)
  • Domestic violence (physical, sexual, mental and economic violence)
  • Polygamy, child Marriage
  • Untouchable (chhuwachhut)
  • Allegation of witchcraft
  • Illegal abortion
  • Human trafficking

 Organogram:

 Role and responsibilities of WCSC:


1. Prevention

  • Awareness raising programs: rallies, radio and TV programs
  • School liaison programs
  • Publications (user guides for police and security and safety information for civil society)

2. Investigation

  • WCSC investigates crimes related to women and children.

3. Capacity building for police

  • WCSD coordinates and carries out trainings and workshops for capacity building of the police regarding issues related to women and children.

4. Crime data management

  • Keeping, analyzing and dissemination of crime data related to women and children.

5. Victim support

  • Provide support services to victims in co-ordination with concerned Governmental and Non governmental Agencies.

6. Coordination and networking

  • WCSD coordinates and networks with Government Agencies,UN agenciesand I/NGOs.

Achievements:

  • Establishment of 24 separate building for WCSC in following districts

1

Kathmandu

2

Lalitpur

3

Kavre

4

Nuwakot

5

Makwanpur

6

Chitwan

7

Morang

8

Sarlahi

9

Jhapa

10

Nawalparasi

11

Sunsari

12

Kapilbastu

13

Udaypur

14

Rupendehi

15

Kailali

16

Parsa

17

Sindpalchowk

18

Kaski

19

Dang

20

Jumla

21

Doti

22

Danusha

23

Bara

24

Rautahat

 Under Construction:

1

Saptari

2

Siraha

3

Rasuwa

4

Dhading

5

Tanahun

6

Gorkha

7

Mahottari

8

Rolpa

9

Pyuthan

10

Banke

11

Surkhet

12

Bajhang

 

Juvenile justice officers:

At present, juvenile justice officers have been deployed in all districts

- Establishment of Child Friendly Room at district level (21 locations)

1

Banke

2

Chitwan

3

Kalimati, Kathmandu

4

Balaju, Kathmandu

5

Jawalakhel, Lalitpur

6

Chapagaun, Lalitpur

7

Bhaktapur

8

Thimi, Bhaktapur

9

Kathmandu, Boudha

10

Kavre

11

Makwanpur

12

Rupendehi

13

Syangja

14

Kaski

15

Palpa

16

Nawalparasi

17

Ilam

18

Morang

19

Sunsari

20

Dang

21

Kailali

 

1. Contributed to formulate Gender Policy of Nepal Police, 2069
2. Contributed to incorporate gender issues in various police training curriculum
3. Separate posting of 1358 personnel for WCSD and WCSC units
4. Establishment of National Center for Children at Risk situated in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu with hotline number 104
5. Contributed to formulate Victim Support SOP, 2070
6. Mobilization of gender based violence victim support and rescue van with hotline number under Metropolitan Police Office, Ranipokhari.

Present activities:

Capacity enhancement

WCSD has been conducting various capacity enhancement programs on issues like gender, women and children for police personnel in co-ordination with various organizations.

S.No.

Year (B.S.)

Training Program

Number of Participants

Supported by

 

२०५८

महिला तथा वालवालिका बिरुद्धका अपराध अनुसन्धान सम्बन्धि अनुशिक्षण

११७८

UNICEF

 

२०५८

चेलीबेटी बेचबिखन र बाल यौन शोषण रोकथाम तथा अनुसन्धान बिषयक तालिम

१५०

UNICEF

 

२०५८

Basic Counseling तालिम

५०

UNICEF

 

२०५८

Data Capture तालिम

१४

UNICEF

 

२०५८

Data Analysis तालिम

९०

UNICEF

 

२०६०

Joint Training on Victim Center platform for Activities against Human Trafficking बिषयक तालीम

१७०

DFID/Planète Enfants

 

२०६१

Victim Handling During Investigation and disposing of Allegation and Improvement of  Data system बिषयक तालिम

३९

UNICEF, Nepal

 

२०६३

महिला तथा वालवालिका बिरुद्धका अपराध अनुसन्धान बिषयक अनुशिक्षण

४०

NPA

 

२०६३

Juvenile Justice Officer's training

२६

केन्द्रिय बाल कल्याण समिति

 

२०६३

Trafficking  Investigation Techniques

१०

US Embassy

 

२०६४

बाल यौन दुर्ब्यवहार रोकथाम तथा अनुसन्धान – जु.प्र.अ.(३ दिने )

१३६

CWISH/Save the children Norway

 

२०६४

महिला तथा बालबालिका विरुद्ध हुने हिंसा सम्वन्धी एक दिवशिय अन्तरक्रिया कार्यक्रम

२४

महिला मन्त्रालय

 

२०६४

H.I.V, AIDS, घरेलु, हिंसा, चेलिबेटी बेचविखन सम्वन्धी अनुशिक्षण तालिम

४७

नेपाल परिवार नियोजन संघ

 

२०६५ र २०६६

TOT on Juvenile Justice Officer's training ( Senior Officer) -(7 Days )

५०

UNICEF

 

२०६५ र २०६६

Juvenile Justice Officer's training (Junior Officer) – (5 Days )

३६०

UNICEF

 

२०६७

Prevention of GBV and HIV/AIDS Right Based Analysis ( TOT  For Senior Officer ) – (7 Days )

२५

UNFPA, WOREC

 

२०६७

महिला तथा बालबालिकासंग सम्बन्धित अपराध अनुसन्धान विषयक ६ दिवशिय प्रशिक्षक प्रशिक्षण तालिम (सि.प्र.अ.का लागि)

२०

UNDP

 

२०६७

महिला तथा बालबालिकासंग सम्बन्धित अपराध अनुसन्धान विषयक १६ दिने तालिम ५ वटै क्षेत्रमा प्र.स.नि.देखि प्र.नि.दर्जाका प्र.क.का लागि

१४४

UNDP

 

२०६८

महिला तथा बालबालिकासंग सम्बन्धीत अपराध अनुसन्धान तथा बाल न्याय प्रणाली विषयक १६ दिनको प्र.स.नि.देखि प्र.नि.सम्मका लागि

३०

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२०६८

महिला तथा बालबालिकासंग सम्बन्धित अपराध अनुसन्धान विषयक १६ दिने प्रशिक्षक प्रशिक्षण तालीम सम्पन्न –उपत्यकामा कार्यरत प्र.ना.उ. देखि प्र.स.नि. दर्जाका प्र.क.हरु सहभागि

३०

UNDP

 

२०६८

Justice for Childrenविषयमा प्र.नि. र प्र.ना.उ. दर्जाका प्रहरीहरुको लागि प्रशिक्षक प्रशिक्षण तालिम सम्पन्न । (६ कार्यदिन)

२५

UNICEF

 

२०६८

Justice for Childrenविषयमा जुनियर प्रहरी अधिकृतहरुको लागि ५ दिने प्रशिक्षण (धनगढी, बिराटनगर, पोखरा र नेपालगंज)

१२०

UNICEF

 

२०६८

Psychosocial Intervention Training (Care for Care Giver) to WCSC staffs बिराटनगर, नेपालगंज, पोखरा र उपत्यकामा सम्पन्न ( प्र.स.नि.देखि प्र.नि.सम्म )

१५०

UNICEF

 

२०६८

Psychosocial Intervention Training (Care for Care Giver) to WCSC staffs बिराटनगर, नेपालगंज, चितवन र उपत्यकामा सम्पन्न (प्र.ह.र प्र.ज.को लागि)

३२५

UNICEF

 

२०६८

Justice for Childrenविषयमा जुनियर प्रहरी अधिकृतहरुको लागि ५ दिने प्रशिक्षण

३०

UNICEF

 

२०६९

Psychosocial Intervention Training (Care for Care Giver) to WCSC staffsउपत्यका र चितवनमा सम्पन्न (प्र.स.नि.देखि प्र.नि.सम्म)

५०

UNICEF

 

२०६९

Psychosocial Intervention Training (Care for Care Giver)to WCSC  र प्र.ज.को लागि)

५०

UNICEF

 

२०६९

ToT on Gender Responsive Investigation and Counseling Skill

३०

ADB

 

२०६९

Gender Responsive Investigation and Counseling Skill for district level staff

२४३

ADB

 

२०६९

Gender Responsive Investigation and Counseling Skill In Kathmandu valley for junior level and other staff

६०

ADB

 

०७० बैशाख

Gender Responsive Investigation and Counseling Skill In Jumla District for senior, junior level and other staff

६०

ADB

 

२०७० श्रावण

Capacity Enhancement of Nepal Police to Contribute the Peace Process Effectively, Senior police officer.(NPA)

३०

Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR)

 

०७० भाद्र

Capacity Enhancement of Nepal Police to Contribute the Peace Process Effectively (Bharatpur, Nepalgunj, Butwal & Armed Police Battalion no.1,Biratnagar, Dhangadhi, Parsa, PHQ, Ramechhap, kavre) Junior.

५०७

MoPR

 

२०७०

“महिला तथा बालबालिकासंग सम्बन्धित अपराध अनुसन्धान”विषयक १६ दिने प्रशिक्षक प्रशिक्षण तालीम सम्पन्न –उपत्यकामा कार्यरत प्र.ना.उ. देखि प्र.नि. दर्जाका प्र.क.हरु सहभागि)

६४

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मिति २०७१।०७।२४ देखि २०७१।०७।२८ सम्म

सुदुर पश्चिम क्षेत्रीय प्रहरी कार्यालय, दिपायल अन्तर्गतका ९ जिल्लाका प्रहरी कर्मचारीहरुलाई तालिम केन्द्र, धनगढीमा Basic Psychosocial Care and Support Training विषयक ५ दिने तालिम प्रदान गरिएको ।

२५

महिला बालबालिका तथा समाज कल्याण मन्त्रालय र  UNWOMEN

 

मिति २०७१।११।०६ देखि २०७१।११।१० सम्म

लैङ्गिक हिंसा लगायत मनोसामाजिक सहयोग मनोविमर्श र संचार सिप विषयक ५ दिवशिय तालिम प्र.ना.उ. देखी प्र.ज. दर्जाका प्रहरी कर्मचारीलाई काठमाण्डौ नक्साल स्थित होटल क्राउन प्लाजामा संचालित भएको ।

२४

स्वास्थ्य मन्त्रालय तथा  TPO Nepal

 

०७२।०२।२५ देखि ०७२।०९।०७

Psychosocial Counseling Training

The Relief Trust

 

आ.ब. ०७०/०७१

Child Protection Training

St.Xavier’sCollege

 

 ०७२ साल

SOP on victim care support सम्बन्धी  १ दिने अनुशिक्षण

५८३

ADB

 

०७२।१२।०१   देखि १२ गते सम्म

TOT Gender Responsive Investigation & Counseling Training

४४

ADB

 

०७३।०१ देखि मंसिर सम्म

Gender Responsive Investigation & Counseling Training

४५०

ADB

 

०७३।०१ देखि मसिर सम्म

Capacity Enhancement Training workshop for GBV Network Committee Members Service Providers.

५१०

ADB

 

०७३।०३।०९ देखि १७ गते सम्म

TOT on Justice for Children Training

२३०

UNICEF

 

०७३।०३।२६ देखि३० गते सम्म

Justice for Children Training

१५०

UNICEF

 

०७३।०३।२० देखि २४ गते सम्म

मनोसामाजिक मनोबिर्मश तालिम

४५

Asia Foundation/ TPO Nepal

Fiscal Year 2074/075 ( till Poush 2074 )

S.No.

Training Program

Year (B.S.)

Number of Participants

Supported by

 

Capacity Development Training For GBV Control Network.

२०७४/०४/०८ गते देखि २०७४/०४/१० गते सम्म

३० जना

ADB

 

Capacity Development Training For GBV Control Network.

२०७४/०४/१५ गते देखि २०७४/०४/१७ गते सम्म

३० जना

ADB

 

लैङ्गिक हिंसा तथा बाल न्याय र मनोसामाजिक मनोविमर्श

२०७४/०४/०९ गते देखि २०७४/०४/१७ गते सम्म

३२ जना

UNICEF

 

Psychosocial Counseling Supporters Training For Police Personnel

२०७४/०४/१७ गते देखि २०७४/०४/२६ गते सम्म

२६ जना

ADB

 

Capacity Development Training For Police Personnel

२०७४/०४/२७ गते देखि २०७४/०४/३० गते सम्म

२६ जना

ADB

 

लैङ्गिक हिंसा तथा बाल न्याय र मनोसामाजिक मनोविमर्श

२०७४/०४/३१ गते देखि २०७४/०५/०६ गते सम्म

३२ जना

UNICEF

 

Psychosocial Counseling Supporters Training For Police Personnel

२०७४/०४/३२ गते देखि २०७४/०५/०९ गते सम्म

२५ जना

ADB

 

Capacity Development Training For Police Personnel

२०७४/०५/१० गते देखि २०७४/०५/१३ गते सम्म

२५ जना

ADB

 

Psychosocial Counseling Supporters Training For GBV Control Network.

२०७४/०५/१८ गते देखि २०७४/०५/२० गते सम्म

३० जना

ADB

 

लैङ्गिक हिंसा तथा बाल न्याय र मनोसामाजिक मनोविमर्श

२०७४/०५/२० गते देखि २०७४/०५/२६ गते सम्म

३२ जना

UNICEF

 

लैङ्गिक हिंसा तथा बाल न्याय र मनोसामाजिक मनोविमर्श

२०७४/०७/१६ गते देखि २०७४/०७/२३ गते सम्म  

३२ जना

UNICEF

 

 क्षमता अभिबृद्धि

 २०७४/०९/११ गते देखि

२०७४/०९/२३ गते देखि

 १८० जना

 ADB

Abbreviation:

ADB               - Asian Development Bank

CWISH          - Children and Women in Social Services and Human Rights

DFID              - Department for International Development

MoPR             - Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction

NPA                - National Police Academy

TPO                - Transcultural Psychosocial Organization

UNDP             - United Nations Development Programme

UNFPA          - United Nations Fund for Population Activities

UNICEF        - United Nations Children Fund

UN                  - United Nations

WCSC            - Women and Children Service Centre

WCSD            - Women and Children Service Directorate

 

Ongoing programs:

1. Strengthening Women and Children Service Directorate and Centre for FY 2016/17 (UNICEF)
2. ADB Grant 0382, 0406: Establishing Women and Children Service Centers project for below mentioned twenty districts.

1

Saptari

5

Mahottari

9

Dhading

13

Surkhet

17

Jumla

2

Siraha

6

Dhanusha

10

Rasuwa

14

Banke

18

Doti

3

Bara

7

Sindhuli

11

Gorkha

15

Pyuthan

19

Achham

4

Rautahat

8

Dolakha

12

Tanahun

16

Rolpa

20

Bajhang

Crime data and Statistics related to WCSD area

Fiscal Year

Rape

Attempt to rape

Trafficking

Abortion

Polygamy

Child marriage

Domestic Violence

Witch Craft

053/054

112

34

117

74

101

5

337

054/055

181

34

130

101

135

3

228

055/056

141

18

110

81

96

1

432

056/057

186

33

120

89

96

5

711

057/058

122

35

92

55

75

1

449

058/059

129

21

40

14

51

-

410

059/060

157

18

55

15

69

2

569

060/061

154

19

56

8

44

3

922

061/062

188

25

72

11

66

1

730

062/063

195

38

97

14

65

1

939

063/064

317

70

112

3

94

7

1100

064/065

309

73

123

13

122

4

881

065/066

391

75

139

12

170

2

968

066/067

376

101

161

8

146

7

983

4

067/068

481

151

183

12

       197

2

1355

39

068/069

555

156

118

13

249

12

2250

35

069/070

677

245

144

28

350

19

1800

28

070/071

912

414

185

18

421

15

6835

39

071/072

981

562

181

17

518

23

8268

43

072/073

1089

452

212

22

463

20

9398

28

073/074

1131

536

227

22

464

26

11629

24

WCSD requests the citizens    

  • To inform police as soon as seeing or encountering any violence against women and children.
  • Your information and support can help to minimize and control all forms of crimes related to women and children.
  • WCSD is committed to take necessary action on all forms of crimes related to women and children.

For further details or information please contact us at:

Telephone number: +977-1-4414745

Sunday – Thursday:             10:00hrs- 17:00hrs

Friday:                        10:00hrs- 15:00hrs

(Closed on Government holidays)

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Women’sRole in Nepal Police:

  • Chaitamaya Dangol recruited on 15 June 1951 as the first woman Police Constable was entrusted to carry out search and arrest female offenders.
  • In 1968, 25 women police were recruited for traffic management.
  • Significant intake of women police took place between1985-86.
  • In 1986, a separate Woman Police Company (Mahila Gulma) was established under the PHQ.
  • In 1995, Traffic Woman Company (Mahila Traffic Gulma) was established under Valley Traffic Police Office.

Current status of women police

S. No.

Rank

 Number

1.       

Inspector General of Police

-

2.       

Additional Inspector General of Police

-

3.       

Deputy Inspector General of Police

2

4.       

Senior Superintendent of Police

1

5.       

Superintendent of Police

5

6.       

Deputy Superintendent of Police

13

7.       

Inspector of Police

93

8.       

Sub Inspector of Police

252

9.       

Assistant Sub Inspector of Police

405

10.   

Police Head Constable

574

11.   

Police Constable

4228

12.   

Police Followers

314

Total

5887

Women police are involved in:

  1. Women and Children Service Center
  2. Maintaining law and order and providing security
  3. Police operations
  4. Traffic management
  5. Crime investigation and intelligence
  6. Trainer (as instructor)
  7. Medical and  other technical fields
  8. Information and Communication Technology (ICT),
  9. Police band
  10. UN missions (UNPOL/FPU)

Participation of Women Police in various United Nations Peacekeeping Mission

S. No.

Type of Participation

Participation Number

1

Participation as United Nations Police (UNPOL)

107

2

Participation as Formed Police Unit (FPU) contingent member

336

Current working status of Women Police in United Nations Peacekeeping Mission

S. No.

Type of Participation

Participation Number

1

Working as United Nations Police (UNPOL)

2

2

Working as Participation as Formed Police Unit (FPU) contingent member

25

Opportunities to serve in Nepal Police for women:

  • Commission as police constable: Elementary education
  • Commission as Assistant Sub Inspector (Non-gazetted 3rd class): Intermediate or + 2
  • Commission as Inspector (Gazetted 3rd class): Bachelors degree in any discipline

Project Progress Report

  • Baseline survey, Final Report 15 April 2015
  • Network SOP 2072
  • SOP on victim care system 2070