“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Security forces used brute force to break up a peaceful demonstration by women in front of Nepal's parliament buildin
One woman is leading the fight against the scourge of child sexual slavery, writes Courtney Trenwith.
Women Constituent Assembly Members' Group and Joint Women Struggle Coordination Committee have warned of obstructing
Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been ho
The Amnesty International (AI), in its annual report for 2010, said progress made by Nepal in upholding human rights
Women lawmakers and four other members of parliament from marginalized and dalit communities obstructed the parliamen
Three years ago, when Indra Bahadur Sinjali of Nawalparasi returned after a weeklong trip to Baglung, daughter Lok Ma
She gave voice to the voiceless -- women, lower castes, the exploited -- when the entire country cowered to Rana rule
Over the past three decades, gender-based violence as a form of discrimination against women has become increasingly
Gradually, but certainly Nepali Congress (NC) is intensifying internal discussions on how to get the peace process mo
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a film documenting how the hopes and dreams of women, in
Despite its political and financial stability, India lags behind all other South Asian countries in making laws to pr
Women lawmakers have expressed dissatisfaction over their limited role in the Constituent Assembly.
The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged
The Second National Women Social Forum has demanded timely promulgation of the constitution to ensure a women-friendl
While it's been common for women to be fighting for gender equality and to be advocating for change in Nepal's patria
Nepali women migrant workers (WMWs) are more vulnerable to overseas job-related risks than men because of their poor
Chairperson of National Women Commission (NWC) Naina Kala Thapa said it is necessary to promulgate the new Constituti
Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.
As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi
The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an
Nepal launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security internationally
With a view to achieving sustainable peace and establishing a just society by ensuring participation of women at all
The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on Thursday formally launched a set of national action plans in line with th
Seven years after the arrest and killing of Maina Sunuwar, the government of Nepal should take immediate steps, with
Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today directed authorities to punish anyone found perpetrating gender-based violenc
Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has issued instructions for taking forward the campaign against violence against wo
Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i
If the world's largest democracies have ensured equality since decades, can we now write a constitution which promote
Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Rakam Chemjong today said the ministry is formulating a new national action pla
The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who
ICTJ, in collaboration with Advocacy Forum – Nepal (AF), has published a report documenting women's experiences
Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans
The present research conducted with communities in Afghanistan, Uganda and Nepal offers many examples of both innovat
Switzerland is taking further steps to implement an international resolution that aims to increase the participation
Ten Nepalese women composed the first exclusively female team that first scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2008.
Five months ago, Nepal's fragile peace was on the brink of disintegrating.
Nepal's Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) is gearing up to create government posts for women only.
Norwegian Deputy Minister for International Cooperation and Environment, Ingrid Fiskaa, underscored that for more wom
The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR) has prepared an action plan for the implementation of the Resolution
Bhim Bahadur Rawal, Minister for Home Affairs and the leader of the Nepali delegation to the 65th Session of the Unit
Every year an estimated 10,000 Nepalese girls between the ages of nine and 16 are trafficked across India's open bord
The tide is beginning to turn in the world social order.
For the first time in its history the Nepali Congress will see a long queue of women participants in the 12th general
If Nepal Police data is anything to go by, a rape is committed every 24 hours in the country.
Women directly affected by the 12 year long armed conflict have drawn the attention of the Government towards ensurin
From 2005 to 2007, I was the Swiss Special Adviser for Peace Building in Nepal.