Advocacy For Youth Rights


"Empowering the Youth through Youth Engagement, Leadership & Knowledge Production "
- Binaya Karki -
General Secretary YAN
Promote social justice and equity by advocating for the rights of young people and marginalized communities

Our Vision & Mission


Create a just, democratic and inclusive society in which the human rights of youths and marginalized communities are respected, protected, and fulfilled.


Involve young people in advocating for social causes and campaigning, providing them with the necessary training, resources, and opportunities.

Our Partners


Youth Advocacy Nepal (YAN) is a youth-led social organization founded in 2013 by a group of passionate and socially conscious young individuals. The organization is officially registered in the District Administration Office, Kathmandu, and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council (SWC). YAN operates primarily with a rights-based approach, aiming to design and implement programs that respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of young people and other marginalized and vulnerable communities.

The organization’s primary focus lies in promoting democracy and human rights, advocating for the rights of youths and marginalized communities. To achieve its goals, YAN engages in advocacy and awareness-raising efforts, works on building the capacity of individuals and communities, fosters partnerships and coordination with relevant stakeholders, and conducts research and studies to inform its initiatives.


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