ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT RASHMITA REGMI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Tribhuvan University | Kirtipur, Nepal | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship gives me the opportunity to devote myself and use whatever I have learnt so far for the betterment of my society. It helps me in building networks and enhance my skills which would help me make my social impact project a reality. I believe being a part of Millennium Fellowship would pave a base for our future projects and enlighten us with the necessary guidance. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Dakshya

Our team conducted research to fetch areas where we could contribute to creating social impact. We came across some inmates of the prison located in the Dhading district of Nepal. We observed that the prisoners there wanted to study but were are not provided with sufficient books and reading materials for it. We realized that learning and education is a life-long opportunity that no one should be deprived of and hence decided to go for a book distribution project.

The project Dakshya aimed to impact more than 300 prisoners of prison in the Dhading district. However, we are planning to extend our target to more prisons and impact the lives of more prisoners from other prisons around Nepal. Additionally, we will also be conducting a study regarding how the Prison system of Nepal is failing to facilitate prisoners with sufficient books and educational materials. This report shall work as a reference and a contribution for reform in the prison system for concerned authorities in Nepal

About the Millennium Fellow

Rashmita Regmi is a young, passionate and empathetic undergraduate law student at National Law College, Nepal. She is passionate about women and children's rights and truly believes in education as a weapon to change the world. She has been working as volunteer in different local clubs that helped her realize her passion about children and women's rights. She aspires to be a Human Rights Lawyer and continue her advocacy for children and women's rights.