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 SABINA KHANAL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Being an ambivert, it’s not always easy to become acquainted with a new group of people. However, this is the challenge I was willing to take while applying for Millennium Fellowship. Now, I’m more than excited to meet new people, learn from them, and share my ideas. And, I’m affirmative that the Millennium Fellowship will help me to enhance my knowledge and creativity. "

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

Sabina Khanal is a young and enthusiastic law student who currently studies at National Law College. She is a feminist who is keen to learn new things and believes in being the voice for the voiceless. After she attended the virtual women empowerment workshop, she realized how important it is to talk about gender equality. She has participated in various MUNs and won the best orator in the tort competition organized by her college itself. Sabina has also attended webinars related to mental health and wants to aware people of it.