Our Past Projects

List of Projects from 2010 to 2016

Family Planning, Fertility Behavior and Emergency Contraception

  • Status of Family Planning Programme: A Country Case Study- Nepal : International Council on Management of Population Programmes (ICOMP), Malaysia  (2010)
  • Use of contraceptives and its continuation among women seeking safe abortion services in Nepal (Studies of Family Planning via University of California, San Francisco) (2011-2013)
  • Knowledge and attitudes of MWRA towards IUD and MA (Round II): Population Service International (PSI/Nepal) (2013)
  • Identifying Drivers of Family Planning use among Poor, Socially Excluded and Vulnerable Population in Nepal: (PSI/Nepal) (2013)

Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • Understanding Factors influencing adverse sex ratios at birth in South Asia and exploring what works to achieve balance (The Population Council) (2014-2015)

Adolescents and Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • Baseline Survey for the Adolescent Development and Participation Program of UNICEF-Nepal: The Population Council (2013)
  • Assessing Supply Side Constraints Affecting the Quality of Adolescent Friendly Health Services (AFHS) and the Barriers for Service Utilization (UNFPA) (2014)
  • Endline Assessment of the Reducing Unwanted Pregnancy and Unsafe Abortion through a Community Based Project in Kailali District: Ipas, Nepal (2014)
  • Formative Research in Selected Communities of Hill and Terai Districts on Social and Health Issues as a Background for the Development of a Radio Serial Drama for Adolescents : Population Media Center (2015-2016)
  • Baseline survey on knowledge, perception and practice of reproductive and sexual health among married and unmarried adolescents in eight districts of Nepal: GIZ/HSSP (2016)


  • Comparison of the safety, effectiveness and feasibility of medical abortions provided by physicians and non-physicians in Nepal: WHO (2008-10)
  • Factors determining preference for and Acceptability of Medical Abortion among Women in Nepal: WHO (2009-10)
  • Engaging private pharmacists and chemists to promote safe use of medical abortion pills by women in Nepal – an operations research study: WHO, Geneva (2011-13)
  • Determining effective community-based communication and referral systems for increasing medical abortion access among rural women in Nepal- An operations research study: WHO, Geneva (2011-13)
  • Assessing the medication abortion drug dispensing practices of private sector chemists through mystery client: Population Service International: PSI/Nepal (2013)
  • The Global Turn Away Study: a qualitative study of women derived for legal abortion due to gestational age: University of California, San Francisco (2013)
  • Incidence of Abortion in Nepal and its Role in Maternal Mortality : Guttmacher Institute, USA (2014)
  • Safe pharmacy provision of medical abortion in few pharmacies in two selected districts of Nepal: University of California San Francisco (2014-015)
  • Effectiveness and Acceptability of the counseling service provided by pharmacy workers on safe use of mifepristone and misoprostol to women seeking medication for induced abortion: An Operations Research Study: PSI/Nepal (2014-015)
  • Knowledge and Attitudes of MWRA towards IUD and safe MA: MWRA TRaC III: PSI/Nepal (2015)
  • MYSTERY CLIENT CHEMIST STUDY 2015: Assessing the Medication Abortion Drug Dispensing Practices of Private Sector Chemists: PSI/Nepal (2015)
  • MA Availability Study 2015: Coverage of Medication Abortion Drugs in Nepal: PSI/Nepal (2015)
  • Evidence and Action for Reducing Sex-selective Abortion in Nepal: University of Oxford (2015)
  • A randomized, placebo-controlled study of two prophylactic medication approaches in addition to a pain control regimen for early medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol: WHO (2015-16)
  • Breaking the Barriers: Marginalized Women and Girls access safe abortion information and services in Nepal (Through 5 district based NGOs in 5 districts): IPPF/SAAF (2014-2016)

Population at Risk (FSW, IDU, MSM, CABA, Trafficked Survivors and Conflict Victims)

  • A Baseline Behavioral and Sero-prevalence Assessment amongst Female Drug Users: UNODC (2009-10)
  • A Baseline Behavioral Assessment amongst Male Drug Users: UNODC (2009-10)
  • A Study of the Exploitation and Trafficking on Nepalese Girls and Women for Prostitution form a Criminal Business Perspective: The Asia Foundation (2012)
  • Situational analysis on the needs, concerns and aspirations of conflict victims in the selected districts of Nepal: International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) (2013)

Women Empowerment & Gender-Based Violence

  • Investigating the extent and nature of sexual coercion among young married women in Nepal with special reference to non-consensual sex, Quantitative study: WHO (2009-10)
  • Investigating violence against marginalized women with special reference to disabled women and lesbians and sex workers in Nepal: University of College of London and CREA (2010-11)
  • Men’s Attitudes to Son Preference and Harmful Practices in Nepal: International Center for Research on Women, New Delhi (2011-12)
  • The Regional Labor Migration study: The Asia Foundation (2012)
  • Baseline Survey on Advancing Justice Sector Reform to Address Discrimination and Violence against Women in Four Selected Districts of Nepal: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) (2012)
  • Tracking Gender based Violence in Nepal: Policy, Legal and Institutional Responses: University of College of London (2012)
  • Assessing Migrants Health in Selected Three Districts of Nepal: The Population Council (2014-2015)
  • Preventing worst form of discrimination against girl child: European Commission (2015-16)
  • Understanding gender-based discriminatory norms and practices during pregnancy, neo-natal and at post-neonatal stages in six selected districts of Nepal: A longitudinal study: European Commission (2015-016)

Child Rights

  • Developing the National Strategy to End Child Marriage in Nepal: Girls Not Brides/UNICEF (2014)

Community Development

  • Assessing the Impact of Road on Rural Livelihood: University of Southhamton (2012)

Environment and Sanitation

  • Climate Asia Survey:  BBC Media Action (2012)