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JUPs strategic plan (2007-2012) outlines a number key strategic objectives that support its mission.

They are:

> Building awareness of basic Human Rights and Peace

> Strengthening access to Political leadership

> Ensuring proportional representation in all sectors of government.

> Advocating Dalit rights

> Improving the socio-economic position of the Dalit community

> Promoting partnership and alliances at local level

> Increasing access to health and education

> Promoting the recognition of indigenous skills and occupation

> Establishment of learning/resource center

The approach taken by JUP is to empower the Dalit community by utilizing their inherent skill, labor and knowledge in line with the principle of human resources development and Human Rights advocacy. Advocate of their rights and to work closely with target groups. The Central Committee of JUP will function as the main administrative body. The Center Executive is responsible for all the programs/projects. All projects will be implemented at the initiative of the target group by forming local cooperative institutions, CBOs and local NGOs. It implements the programs/project through its alliance member organizations

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Jana Utthan Pratisthan (JUP) is a national organization which campaigns for the human rights of the Dalit community. Since its inception it has been raising a voice against racial, caste, work and decent based discrimination. Mass media and advocacy campaigns have been central to the organisations pursuit of its vision of an "Equitable and non-discriminatory Nepali society". JUP has been successful in lobbing against caste, work and decent base discrimination with national and international bodies. JUP gained Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC of the UN in 2007 in recognition of its human rights work with the Dalit community in Nepal.

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Jana Utthan Pratisthan

GPO Box:7017

Jawlakhel, Lalitpur


Fax: (+977)-1-5534936