We are excited to announce the result of the photo contest organised on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019.

The INF Nepal technical team in coordination with the Comms Team organised the photo contest inviting participants to express gender equality and women’s empowerment through photographs. The theme of the contest was “How our work contributes to Gender Equality”.

We received 37 photo entries from INF offices, departments and projects. We are sincerely grateful to all the participants for their involvement in expressing gender equality through their work. Our utmost congratulations to the winner and finalists and to everyone who participated.

Winner: Appropriateness to the theme and inspirational power
INF Nepal Mugu Team [Mugu IDEAL project]

“Women determined to rise”
The photo features rural women of Mugu district joyfully celebrating the International Women’s Day by singing and dancing in their community. INF Nepal has been working in Mugu for more than 18 years through Community Health and Development [CHD] projects. Inclusive Development, Empowerment And Livelihood, Mugu [IDEAL Mugu] project is consistent with the SDG goal 5, the project seeks to promote the full participation of women in the community and end all forms of gender-based discrimination.
It includes interventions focused on promoting women’s participation in the community development process and decision making forums.
Photo: INF Mugu Team

First runner up: Uniqueness and Creativity with the theme
INF Nepal Green Pastures Hospital [Funding and Finance Team]

“Together we can make it”
INF Nepal Green Pastures Hospital’s Funding and Finance team coming together to express gender equality.
Photo: GPH Funding and Finance Team

Second runner up: Composition and ‘Wow Factor!’
INF Nepal Engineering Team

“Breaking the stereotype – be your own wonder woman”
The photo features a strong woman involved in construction work in Green Pastures Hospital Complex. 
Photo: INF Nepal Engineering Team

Shoutout to all the photo submission:
INF International Nepal Country Office
INF Nepal GPH Clinical Team,
INF Nepal Central Finance Team
INF Nepal Central Admin
INF Nepal Kapilvastu Branch [CHD]
INF Nepal Jumla Team [WEAL]
INF Nepal Surkhet Team [Fistula Centre Leprosy Ward, MAS Department, Therapy Team]
INF Nepal Dang Team [CBID]
INF Nepal Banke Team [support staff, AHT, CBR, MNCH]
INF Nepal Kaski Team
INF Nepal Technical Team [Banke]
INF Nepal Comms Team

We are very much thankful for our juries Dr Rachel Maharjan, Cherry Mawson and Clive Thomas for investing a thoughtful amount of time and effort in making this event a success.

Note: All the submitted photos will be displayed in all the INF Nepal offices.