“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.”
Minister for Law and Justice Narahari Acharya today met women' rights activists, who are staging a sit-in protest at
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the prime minister's residence in Nepal for a 10th day to protest agains
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
Shanta Chaudhary was eight years old when her parents sold her into effective slavery for $75, sending her to scrub,
Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi
Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film showing the important role women in Nepal can play
The debate on development, peace and the rule of law entails the notion of reciprocity, as one is necessarily anchore
The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of
Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th
Tibetan Women's Association (TWA), the largest women's organisation in exile submitted a report on the treatment of T
When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud.
Advocacy Forum, an NGO working for human rights, today called on the government to exercise due diligence to prevent
The UK Home Office Minister with responsibility for equality, Lynne Featherstone, is scheduled to arrive in the Capit
Hundreds of Nepalese women who emigrate to Arab countries in search of better jobs and wages, are unaccounted for.
Human trafficking and rehabilitation of the rescued have emerged as major concerns for the state government.
Had help not arrived on time, eight Nepali women would have fallen prey to traffickers, who were plotting to send the
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
Three years ago, when Indra Bahadur Sinjali of Nawalparasi returned after a weeklong trip to Baglung, daughter Lok Ma
Over the past three decades, gender-based violence as a form of discrimination against women has become increasingly
The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged
Nepali women migrant workers (WMWs) are more vulnerable to overseas job-related risks than men because of their poor
The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an
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
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
Ten Nepalese women composed the first exclusively female team that first scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2008.
Every year an estimated 10,000 Nepalese girls between the ages of nine and 16 are trafficked across India's open bord
If Nepal Police data is anything to go by, a rape is committed every 24 hours in the country.
Women who were raped by "security personnel" during the insurgency period have demanded that the government
The United Nations is stepping up its efforts to help protect the rights of Nepalese women, who are increasingly vict
Widows in Nepal are protesting against a decision by the Nepalese government to offer a cash incentive to men for mar
The United Nations human rights office in Nepal deplored the brutal murder of a female journalist who was hacked to d
The United Nations has urged Nepal to end the practice of sending young girls from indigenous families to work in pri
Trafficking as an international legal concept is a twentieth century phenomenon, linked to the greater movement of pe
More Nepalese women and children are being tricked into sexual exploitation outside their country, but fewer victims
Hundreds of thousands of women and children are employed in Indian brothels—many of them lured or kidnapped fro
The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a
“Women Have Been The Most Affected By Conflict”
I was privileged to sit in on an intimate lunch with Anuradha Koirala, the founder of Maiti Nepal.
Every year, 26 June marks the day to remember and renew our support to those who have been victims of torture worldwi
It is difficult to differentiate between violence committed by State actors, violence supported by the State and viol