Dr Renu Rajbhandari


Prominent women’s rights advocate Dr. Renu Rajbhandari is the founder of the Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC).

WOREC is a preventive health and treatment program for rural marginalized Nepalese women, including former prostitutes with AIDS. The program attacks the socioeconomic roots of the deadly female migration from Nepalese villages to Indian brothels, while also extending basic health education and services to needy village women.