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  1. NEPAL: Address Women's Issues: Activists

    While political parties are busy preparing for the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election and working on their man

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 113
  2. New Policy Empowers Women

    The government has taken a policy to prioritise women leadership in the microfinance and other income generating prog

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 666
  3. NEPAL: Nepal's 'Kamlari' Girls Break the Bonds of Slavery

    Shanta Chaudhary was eight years old when her parents sold her into effective slavery for $75, sending her to scrub,

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 219
  4. NEPAL: Implement Obligations, Urges CEDAW Panel

    Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) committee has urged the government

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 184
  5. NEPAL: The Hidden Costs of Early Marriage

    Thousands of Nepali girls leave school every year to get married, missing out on their education, the government says

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 136
  6. SOUTH ASIA: Child Marriage Still Prevalent Among Adolescents in South Asia: Report

    A report on Wednesday reveals that child marriage has become less prevalent in South Asia over the last two decades,

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 069
  7. NEPAL: Caste Blocks Revamp of Nepal's Sex Workers

    Social activists say that attempts to rehabilitate sex workers in this former monarchy call for special efforts to up

    Monday, May 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 070
  8. NEPAL: Conflict and Women Victims

    The debate on development, peace and the rule of law entails the notion of reciprocity, as one is necessarily anchore

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 952
  9. NEPAL: Call to Ensure Women's Rights

    KATHMANDU: Minister of State for Information and Communication Sarita Kumari Saha has said the new constitution shoul

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 912
  10. NEPAL: Women at Higher Risk From Climate Disasters

    Women are facing disproportionately high risks to their livelihoods and health from climate change, as well as associ

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 503
  11. NEPAL: Grant Citizenship Certificate on Gender Equality Basis

    Women Constituent Assembly (CA) members underlined the need to specify constitutional provision in the new constituti

    Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 094
  12. NEPAL: No Clear Route Out of Servitude for Indentured Girls

    Efforts to free thousands of enslaved girls in Nepal and get them into school need more funding and less government b

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 964
  13. NEPAL: Nepal's 'Democratic' Govt Follows in Hated Regime's Footsteps

    Security forces used brute force to break up a peaceful demonstration by women in front of Nepal's parliament buildin

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 806
  14. NEPAL: AI report: 'Nepal's Progress on HR Dismal'

    The Amnesty International (AI), in its annual report for 2010, said progress made by Nepal in upholding human rights

    Friday, May 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 755
  15. SOUTH ASIA: Pakistan, Nepal Leading the Region in Making Laws to Protect Women Workers' Rights

    Despite its political and financial stability, India lags behind all other South Asian countries in making laws to pr

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 584
  16. NEPAL: UN Human Rights Office Urges Nepal to End all Forms of Discrimination

    The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 434
  17. NEPAL: Boys Speak on Household Gender Roles

    While it's been common for women to be fighting for gender equality and to be advocating for change in Nepal's patria

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 443
  18. NEPAL: Women Workers Face Harassments

    Nepali women migrant workers (WMWs) are more vulnerable to overseas job-related risks than men because of their poor

    Wednesday, March 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 442
  19. NEPAL: Unite for Peace, PM Tells Women

    Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 395
  20. NEPAL: Women's Rights Status in Nepal: Reasons to be Frustrated About

    As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 387
  21. NEPAL: Seventh Anniversary of the Killing of Maina Sunuwar

    Seven years after the arrest and killing of Maina Sunuwar, the government of Nepal should take immediate steps, with

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 235
  22. NEPAL: Discrimination Par Excellence: No Country for Daughters

    If the world's largest democracies have ensured equality since decades, can we now write a constitution which promote

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 973
  23. NEPAL: Improve Condition of Conflict-Hit Women: Rights Groups

    Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 721
  24. NEPAL: False Promises Lure Nepali Women into Sex Trade

    Every year an estimated 10,000 Nepalese girls between the ages of nine and 16 are trafficked across India's open bord

    Sunday, September 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 077
  25. NEPAL: Plight of Working Mothers

    The tide is beginning to turn in the world social order.

    Sunday, September 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 079
  26. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  27. Women's Organizations: A Driving Force Behind Women's Participation and Rights

    Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in October 2000, t

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 305
  28. NEPAL: UN Helps Fight Against Gender Violence, Discrimination

    The United Nations is stepping up its efforts to help protect the rights of Nepalese women, who are increasingly vict

    Tuesday, August 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 027
  29. NEPAL: Can Nepal Women 'Untouchables' Outlive Tired Caste Systems?

    “On March 20, Kumari was accused of practicing witchcraft by the villagers, and was mercilessly beaten up and f

    Friday, July 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 115
  30. NEPAL: Nepal Widows Dismiss Marriage Incentive

    Widows in Nepal are protesting against a decision by the Nepalese government to offer a cash incentive to men for mar

    Thursday, July 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 029
  31. NEPAL: Heartache for Wives of Bhutanese Refugees

    More than a thousand Nepalese women married to Bhutanese refugees fear they may be left out of the third country rese

    Thursday, July 2, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 032
  32. NEPAL: UN Rights Office Condemns Killing of Journalist and Growing Attacks on Media

    The United Nations human rights office in Nepal deplored the brutal murder of a female journalist who was hacked to d

    Monday, January 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 049
  33. NEPAL: UN Urges End to Nepalese Practice of Using Young Girls as Domestic Workers

    The United Nations has urged Nepal to end the practice of sending young girls from indigenous families to work in pri

    Wednesday, January 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 050
  34. The Perils of Direct Provision: UNHCR's Response to the Fuel Needs of Bhutanese Refugees

    Approximately 105,000 Bhutanese refugees currently live in camps in eastern Nepal.

    Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 190
  35. Trapped by Inequality: Bhutanese Refugee Women in Nepal

    Bhutanese women who are living as refugees in Nepal, many for more than a decade, confront not only the hardship of l

    Wednesday, September 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 120
  36. Rape for Profit: Trafficking of Nepali Girls and Women in India's Brothels

    Hundreds of thousands of women and children are employed in Indian brothels—many of them lured or kidnapped fro

    Thursday, June 1, 1995
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 122
  37. South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women

    The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 125
  38. Trascending Conflict Workshop

    Forty-five young researchers, practitioners and students from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tibet and India

    Sunday, June 1, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 131
  39. Helping Low Caste Women Access Credit in Nepal

    In the only plain of Nepal, the culture in Terai is notorious for dowry, purdah and caste systems that cause for the

    Monday, May 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 225
  40. Innovative Postal Campaign Brings HIV Messages Nationwide in Nepal

    In order to reach the many Nepalese who live beyond the scope of regular mass media HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns, PS

    Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 228
  41. BOOK EXCERPTS: People's War...Women's War?

    The success of the revolution in Nepal has demonstrated that liberation from oppression is possible, and as that revo

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 885
  42. BLOG: Women and Peacemaking in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kashmir and Afghanistan

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 968
  43. STATEMENT: Security of Women Human Rights Defenders in Nepal

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is submitting this statement as a joint statement with leading Nepalese organi

    Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 021
  44. STATEMENT: NEPAL: Criminalizing Torture and Bringing it to an End: a Test for Nepal's Democracy

    Every year, 26 June marks the day to remember and renew our support to those who have been victims of torture worldwi

    Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 299
  45. Working Group on the Rights of Peasants and People Living in Rural Areas

    Feminist Collective Statement

    Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 12:00
    Initiatives94 139
  46. Working Group on the Rights of Peasants and People Living in Rural Areas

    Feminist Collective Statement

    Human Rights Council 3rd Session

    Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 12:00
    Initiatives94 140