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Why Macroeconomic Policy Matters for Gender Equality Macroeconomic policy, including fiscal and monetary policy, is often thought of as gender neutral. But economic policy choices affect women and men differently because of their different positions in the economy, both market (paid) and non-market (un...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Adaptation for Smallholders in Hilly Areas (ASHA) Supervision report The Adaptation for Smallholders in Hilly Areas (ASHA) project entered into force on 26 February 2015, and is scheduled to be completed in 6 years (February 2021) and closed on 30 September 2021. The development objective of ASHA is the following: "v...
UN, (2016)
Concluding Observations Of The Committee On The Elimination Of Discrimination Against Women The Committee considered the combined fourth and fifth report of Nepal (CEDAW/C/NPL/5) at its 989th and 990th meetings, on 20 July 2011 (see CEDAW/C/SR.989 and 990). The Committee’s list of issues and questions is contained in CEDAW/C/NPL/Q/4-5 and t...
UN, (2011)
Speech by Lena Sundh Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal On the Occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Dhangadi, 21 March 2007 In its most recent report in 2004, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination called for action based on the Government of Nepal’s Report of the same year. The Committee made recommendations on 13 area...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Report for UNDP Nepal of the Outcome Evaluation Mission On Gender This evaluation assesses Nepal’s efforts to develop gender responsive national and local level policies and plans over the period 1999 to 2003, and toassess UNDP’s contribution to this outcome, in tandem with other actors in the development sector an...
UNDP, (2004)
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women This Follow up Report is prepared to provide updated information on the implementation status of the recommendations contained in paragraphs 26 and 36 of the Concluding Observations made by the CEDAW Committee (hereinafter referred to as “the Committ...
UN, (2015)
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women Empowered women contribute to the health and productivity of whole families and communities and to improved prospects for the next generation. Therefore, it is very critical to empower and capacitate women in general and poor women from the discrimin...
UNFPA, (2007)
OHCHR ­Nepal Lena Sundh Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Address at the Blue Diamond Society Talk Programme on “Nepal’s New Constitution and the rights of minorities The peace process in Nepal is significant not just because it brings to an end 11 years of violent conflict, which is an historic achievement in itself, but also because it carries with it the hopes of millions of Nepalese people for a better, fairer...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women The Committee appreciates that the State party submitted its combined fourth and fifth periodic reports. It also appreciates the State party’s written replies to the list of issues and questions raised by the pre-session working group of the Committe...
UN, (2014)
Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Address at the Dalit Welfare Organization Consultation Workshop on Ensuring Dalit Representation in the Upcoming Constituent Assembly 5 January 2007 The 11­ year conflict in Nepal had a terrible impact on the human rights of millions of Nepalese people. Dalits, being among the most vulnerable of Nepal’s people due to the widespread discrimination against them, often found themselves caught in the...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Arbour Urges States To Sign On To Anti-Racial Discrimination Treaty The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour has called on all states to sign up to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, and said that “as a matter of urgency” they should also “strengthen ...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
Declaration Of Joint Principles Of Workforce Diverstity Whereas the United Nations (herein after referred to as "the UN") in general and the UN Country Team of Nepal (hereinafter referred to as "the Nepal UNCT") in particular are committed to workforce diversity and inclusion. Whereas this commitment of t...
UNCT, (2014)
Sexual Harassment at the Workplace in Nepal A taboo until recently, the issue of sexual harassment at the workplace is gaining gradual recognition as a problem of discrimination against women as workers at the workplace. It is an issue that interfaces with two concerns: violence against women...
ILO, (2004)
Gender Equality- Update No. 2 Highlights: 1. Gender, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and trafficking indicators integrated into the Displacement Tracking Matrix 2. Ensure special provisions to identify and prioritise vulnerable households for shelter materials distributions and/or ...
UNWOMEN, WFP, (2015)
Gender Equality- Update No.3 In order to implement and disseminate the Common Charter of Demands by Women’s Groups, a Core Group has been formed consisting of representatives of eight women’s organisations. The issues of the Common Charter were shared and discussed in a CSO cons...
UNWOMEN, UNOCHA, (2015)
Gender Equality: Update No. 8 Gender equality was mainstreamed throughout the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and a separate chapter on gender equality and social inclusion was included in the final report, among other things stressing the need to engage earthquake affected...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Thematic Papers on the MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women Global agreement to include this goal was a very positive development and signalled a recognition by member states that gender inequality not only decreases the likelihood of achieving the other goals, but also that advancing gender equality and wome...
UN, (2010)
Memorandum of Understandung Between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empoerment of Women and the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Nepal This Memorandum on Understanding (MOU)is entered into by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN women), and the Non Resident Nepali Association (hereinafter "NRNA"). UN women and NRNA are hereinafter jointly re...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
NRNA and UN Women to promote gender equality and women's empowerment On August 5, 2014, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and UN Women to promote the rights and interests of Nepali women residing outside and within Nepal. Through the MoU, NRNA and UN Women Nepa...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
Roster of Gender Specialist in Nepal 1 Common Country Assessment; Data and Statistics; Economic Empowerment; Education; Environment; Evaluations; Gender mainstreaming; Gender Responsive Budgeting(GRB); Health, Sexuality and HIV/AIDs; Human Rights and Law; Media; Migration; National Develo...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
A Common Framework for Gender Equality & Social Inclusion This framework was developed to help build a common understanding between Development Partners (DPs)regarding gender equality and social inclusion. Nepal has achieved significant progress in addressing these issues,supported by positive national and ...
UN, (2017)
The Dalits of Nepal and a New Constitution - A Resource on the Situation of Dalits in Nepal, their Demands and the Implications for a new Constitution The origin of this document is explained in the Preface. It contains a number of documents(Collection) on the situation of the Dalits of Nepal, exploring the discrimination and oppression they suffer in their daily lives, in almost all spheres of lif...
UNDP, (2008)
Forms and Patterns of Social Discrimination in Nepal The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization,hereinafter referred to as UNESCO, entrusted us to conduct a study into the existing patterns of social discrimination in Nepal. This report is an outcome of that assignment. The “re...
UNESCO, (2006)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the Launch of the Documentary Achhut (“Untouchable”) 14 August 2008, Kathmandu Significant steps have been taken in Nepal to address some of the worst examples of discrimination and exclusion, including caste-based discrimination. These include the Legislature’s declaration of the elimination of untouchability in 2006 and the e...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
UN Nepal Statement On Violence Against Women and Girls in Nepal Recent highly publicized cases of rape, murder and disappearance of Nepalese women have rightly sparked off protests against the wider issue of violence against women and girls in Nepal. Sadly these cases are only a few out of many more cases of gend...
UNICEF, UNFPA, UNWOMEN, (2013)
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Concluding Observations on the Combined Seventeenth to Twenty-third Periodic Reports of Nepal The Committee welcomes the submission of the seventeenth to twenty-third periodic reports of the State party, while regretting the delay of over eight years in their submission. The Committee expresses its appreciation for the open and constructive d...
uUN, (2018)
SDGs in Nepal Goal 5 : Info-graphics Where do Nepal’s seven provinces stand in terms of each of the Sustainable Development Goals? This series of infographics developed by United Nations Nepal in partnership with Nepal in Data and published in the Republica national daily, illustrates h...
UNDP, (2018)
Study on Gender, Masculinity and Son Preference in Nepal and Vietnam Strong son preference in parts of Asia has led to serious discriminatory practices towards girls and women, with disturbing effects on their status,health and development. The significant male surplus in some populations resulting from the excess of ...
AUS AID, ICRW, UNFPA, (2012)
Study on Gender, Masculinity and Son Preference in Nepal and Vietnam The mean age of the men participating in the survey was 32 and 35 in Nepal and Vietnam respectively. Three quarters of men in both the countries reported to be married and onethird of the unmarried men were cohabiting. Level of education was high in...
AUS AIDS, ICRW, UNFPA, (2012)
Tracking Cases of Gender-Based Violence in Nepal:Individual, institutional, legal and policy analyses2013 This report presents the results of a survey of individual, institutional, legal and policy responses to experiences of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Nepal. Through a detailed understanding of the experiences of 6 women who have suffered...
UNWOMEM, UKaid, UNFPA, (2013)
Address by Ian Martin Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Address by Ian Martin, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, an event hosted by the National Dalit Commission and the Dalit...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
PSA: 16 Days of Activism against GBV - Youtube Abstraction: This video was produced by the Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights Protection System in Nepal Programme (RoLHR)/UNDP and the National Women Commission and was broadcast on Nepal Television in commemoration of the 16 Days of Ac...
UNDP, Nepal, (2016)
Run for women's empowerment- Youtube Abstraction: 8th Kathmandu Marathon 20th Sept. 2014 Run for women's empowerment Kathmandu, Nepal. Duration: 0.00 - 3.00 min Location: Kathmandu Time and Topic Scene 0.24 sec: Sarmila Timilsina (Participant) says this is the first time I have e...
UNDP, Nepal, (2014)
Trade, Gender and the post -2015 Development Agenda Women in experience as economic agents in the context of 2015 development agenda. If women are economically empowered they can benefit from the opportunities arising from expanded trade.Trade and trade policies have a different impact on men and wome...
UN, (2014)
Sex Ratios and Gender Biased Sex Selection: History, Debates and Future Directions The report then provides summaries and commentaries on prominent research related to sex selection and adverse sex ratios. First and foremost there is the expanding discipline of demography that has become quite sophisticated in terms of analyses of ...
UNFPA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
Speech Delivered by UN Women Representative and Acting UN Resident Coordinator Ziad Sheikh at the National Conference of Dalit Women for Democracy, Social Justice, Sustainable Peace and Inclusive Constitution The protection and promotion of all human rights and the commitment to inclusive development are essential to ensuring a sustainable peace, while discrimination and inequality are major barriers to democracy. The recent three day national conference...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
मिडियामा सामाजिक विविधता र लैङिगक समानता (तालिम पुस्तिका) नेपाली समाज बहुजातिय​,बहुधर्मिक,बहुसांस्कुति र बहुभासीक समाज हो। मिडीयाले उत्पादन गर्ने सामग्रि पनि स्वभविकरुपमा समाजिक विविधतामा अधारिरत हुनुपर्छ्। कोटल (सन्२००२)लाई उदध्त गर्दै प्रत्युष वन्त लेख्छन,"हम्रो समाजमा संरचना र सञ्चालनमा मिडीयाको भुमिका ब...
UNESCO, JMC, HRJA, (2014)
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UN Women, (2017)
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UN Women, (2017)
Gender Sensitizing Training - in Nawalparasi, Dadeldhura, Baitadi, Parbat and Dhanusha Districts The Mico-Enterprise Development Program (MEDEP) and Mountain Spirit (MS) had worked together in PRA training for MEDEP staffs. MS had conducted this coarse in 1999 for MEDEP’s staff and partner organizations using partic...
MEDEP/UNDP, (2002)
Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic Far from levelling off, rates of infection are still on the rise in many countries in Sub Saharan Africa. Indeed, in 2003 alone,an estimated 3 million people in the region became newly infected. Most alarmingly, new epidemics appea...
UNAIDS, (2004)
Zero Discrimination Day To Be Celebrated Around The World Discrimination continues to affect the lives of millions of people around the world. On 1 March, Zero Discrimination Day, people from all corners of the world will unite under the theme of Open Up, Reach Out in order to celebrate diversity and reject...
UNAIDS, (2015)
The Gender Audit of The Response To HIV in Nepal The Gender Audit uses a participatory methodology to collect data on gender and the national response to HIV from a wide range of stakeholders from government and civil society, including the UN Country Team and Joint Team on AIDS through desk revi...
UNAIDS, (2012)
Report For UNDP Nepal Of The Outcome Evaluation Mission On Gender This evaluation assesses Nepal’s efforts to develop gender responsive national and local level policies and plans over the period 1999 to 2003, and toassess UNDP’s contribution to this outcome, in tandem with other actors in the development sector an...
UNDP, (2004)
जातिय विभेदविरुध्दको अधिकार विषयगत पुस्तिका नेपाल बहुभाषी, बहुजातीय, बहुभाषिक, बहुधार्मिक समुदायका देशको रूपमा परिचित रहेको छ । नेपालका सबै नागरिकहरूलाई समानता, स्वतन्त्रता र आत्मसम्मान जस्ता मानव अधिकारका मूलभूत विषयहरू नेपालको अन्तरिम संविधान​, २०६३, राष्ट्रिय कानुन हरू भएका मानव अधिकारसम्ब...
NRHC/UNDP, (2012)
Closing Statement at Nepalgunj Human Rights Community Interaction on Discrimination and Social Exclusion Louise Arbour United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Discrimination takes many forms, affecting social, cultural and economic rights as well as civil and political rights: for example, access to water and food, to housing, to education and work opportunities, to citizenship and the protection and right...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the Conference, Dalit Women’s Participation and Representation in Building a New Nepal Dalit women face several layers of discrimination: for reasons of gender as well as of caste. When we note that Dalit groups are the least represented in decision making and state structures, we must also acknowledge that among Dalits, women are le...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
JOINT MEDIA ADVISORY The President to inaugurate a 100 Day Campaign of the NDC and OHCHR to “END CASTE DISCRIMINATION AND UNTOUCHABILITY” 15 September, 2011 The President of Nepal, Rt. Honourable Dr Ram Baran Yadav will inaugurate a 100 Day campaign entitled “I commit to end caste discrimination and untouchability” at a ceremony at his office in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu on 16 September. Jointly initiated...
GON, UNOHCHR, (2011)
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign: Bullying at school (2)[Youtube] [Source URL]-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btoR10p1onI [Abstract]- Educational institutions are places where learners, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, are expected to be safe. They are also spaces with ...
UNESCO, (2016)
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign: Bullying at school [Youtube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybowJpEu0hw [Abstract]- Educational institutions are places where learners, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, are expected to be safe. They are also spaces with...
UNESCO, (2016)
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence: Bullying at school (3)[Youtube] [Source URL]-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeJ_g42NywY [Abstract]-Educational institutions are places where learners, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, are expected to be safe. They are also spaces with...
UNESCO, (2016)
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence: Bullying at school (4) [Youtube] [Source URL]-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U15ttF5BWBk [Abstract]- Educational institutions are places where learners, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, are expected to be safe. They are also spaces with ...
UNESCO, (2016)
The NDC and OHCHR Call Upon the Government to Fulfil its Commitment to End all Forms of Discrimination The National Dalit Commission(NDC) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR - Nepal), on the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, call on the Government to take the steps necessary...
NDC, GoN, UNOHCHR, (2011)
Workforce Diversity in NGOs: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion status of NGOs in an Eastern Hill district. Issue Nepal is home to a vast array of multi-cultural, multi-lingual, multi-ethnic and multi-religious communities,and caste and ethnicity are the basic elements of the social mosaic of Nepal. Those who have noticed less progress in the areas of social and...
UNRCHCO, (2011)
राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोग (आयोग)द्वारा मानवअधिकार दिवसको स्मरण गर्न आयोजित कार्यक्रममा नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल)क अफिसर इन्चार्ज एन्थोनी कर्दोनद्वारा दिईएको मन्तव्य सम्माननीय प्रधानन्यायाधीस रामप्रसाद श्रेष्ठ, राष्ट्रीय मानवअधिकार आयोगका माननीय अध्यक्ष केदारनाथ उपाध्याय, राष्ट्रिय दलित आयोगका माननीय अध्यक्ष बिजुलकुमार विश्वकर्मा, राष्ट्रिय महिला आयोगकी माननीय अध्यक्ष नैनकला थापा, गैसस महसंघका अध्यक्ष डा नेत्र ति...
UNOHCHR, (2010)
राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोग (आयोग)द्वारा मानवअधिकार दिवसको स्मरण गर्न आयोजित कार्यक्रममा नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल)क अफिसर इन्चार्ज एन्थोनी कर्दोनद्वारा दिईएको मन्तव्य सम्माननीय प्रधानन्यायाधीस रामप्रसाद श्रेष्ठ, राष्ट्रीय मानवअधिकार आयोगका माननीय अध्यक्ष केदारनाथ उपाध्याय, राष्ट्रिय दलित आयोगका माननीय अध्यक्ष बिजुलकुमार विश्वकर्मा, राष्ट्रिय महिला आयोगकी माननीय अध्यक्ष नैनकला थापा, गैसस महसंघका अध्यक्ष डा नेत्र ति...
UNOHCHR, (2010)
जातीय भेदभाव उन्मूलन सम्बन्धी अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय दिवस (आई.डी.ई.आर.डी.) जातीय भेदभाव उन्मूलनसम्बन्धी अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय दिवस प्रत्येक वर्स मार्च २१ तारिखका दिन मनाइन्छ । सन् १९६० मा यसै दिन दक्षिण अफ्रिकाको सार्पभिल सहरमा रब्गभेद कानुनका विरुद्ध भएका शान्तिपूर्ण प्रदर्शनमा प्रहरीले गोली चलाई ६९ जनालाई मारेका तथा ३०० जनाभन्द...
UN, UNOHCHR, (2008)
A Transformative Stand-Alone Goal on Achieving Gender Equality, Women's Rights And Women's Empowerment: Imperatives And Key Components As a set of time-bound targets, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a critical role in mobilizing integrated international action on global poverty issues. Inequality and discrimination based on gender is an impediment to the achievem...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Annual Report 2014: Looking To A Brighter Future: Progress For Women And Girls In Asia And The Pacific In 2014 In 2014, UN Member States from across Asia and the Pacific came together with civil society organizations to review the implementation status of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) adopted in 1995 at the Fourth World Conference on Women. The Platf...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
UN Cares Nepal on “Zero Discrimination” UN Cares Inter-Agency Team Nepal UN-IAT with the support of UNRC and UNAIDS Country Coordinator for Nepal and Bhutan led the observance of World AIDS Day with a series of events for staff members and families. The event also provided an opportunity f...
UN, UNRC, UNAIDS, (2013)
Gender Equality and Social Inclusive Independent Evaluation The UN agencies identified four Priority Areas that provided a framework for coordinated UN system activities in Nepal. These include (a)consolidating peace; (b) basic quality services;(c) sustainable livelihoods; and (d) human rights,gender equality...
UN, (2012)
Addressing SGBV Survivors' Needs During Conflict And Post Conflict Transitional Period Sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) is a heinous crime. Conflicts all over the world have repeatedly witnessed SGBV being used as a weapon of war to inflict shame on the opponent, to weaken them, and to harm their physical and mental integrity. i...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
भेदभाव​ यो फोटोकथा युनिसेफ/नेपालद्वारा किशोरकिशोरीहरुको लागि संचालित कार्यक्रमहरुमा पूरक सामग्रीको रूपमा प्रयोग गर्न तयार पारिएको हो। फोटोकथाका सबै पात्रहरु काल्पनिक हुन्। यिनीहरूको कुनै जीवित वा म्रित व्यक्तिसँग सम्बन्ध रहन गएमा त्यो एउटा सहयोग मात्र हुनेछ​...
UNICEF, (2002)
Measuring Gender Equality in Education: a Micro-Study of Learning Environment at Home and School: Through the Perspective of Gender Equality This study has aimed to understand the learning environment at home and at school and its causes and consequences on girls’ and boys’ schooling in Nepal. Since students represent various backgrounds attempt has also been made to explore how male and ...
UNESCO, (2008)
Health Response to Gender-Based Violence Competency Based Training Package for Blended Learning and On-the-Job-Training Among married women, one-third had experienced emotional, physical, or sexual violence from their spouses. Another study has reported that nearly half of Nepalese women experienced violence at some point in their lives, and three-quarters of the per...
UNFPA, (2016)
Thematic Evaluation Joint Evaluation of Joint Programmes on Gender Equality in the United Nations System In July 1997, the Secretary-General of the United Nations launched a reform agenda to create a more effective and efficient United Nations.1 This led to the creation of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), whose aim is to coordinate, harmoniz...
UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWOMEN, MDG-F, (2013)
International Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Racial Discrimination The Committee considered the ninth to the thirteenth periodic reports of Nepal (CERD/C/298/Add.1), at its 1292nd meeting, on 13 August 1998. At its 1301st meeting, on 20 August 1998, it adopted the following concluding observations. The Committee wel...
UN, (1999)
International Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms of Racial Discrimination The Committee considered the fourteenth report of Nepal (CERD/C/337/Add.4), which was due on 1 March 1998 at its 1415th meeting (CERD/C/SR.1415), held on 9 August 2000. At its 1427th meeting (CERD/C/SR.1427), held on 18 August 2000, it adopted the fo...
UN, (2001)
GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV) Gender-based violence occurs as a result of the normative role expectations associated with each gender, along with the unequal power relationships between genders, within the context of a specific society. Domestic violence, marital rape, dowry-rela...
UNFPA, (2016)
International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination-March 21-Fighting Everyday Racism Accelerates Progress Fighting everyday racism is the theme chosen this year to commemorate the international day for the elimination of racial discrimination. nepal, this is a crucial day to reflect on the impact that racial discrimination ha...
UNIC, (2008)
Remarks by Jyoti Sanghera, Representative of OHCHR-Nepal On the Occasion of an Interaction on Equal Rights to Sexual Minorities: Right to Citizenship Certificate Under the recent Universal Periodic Review in January and June 2011, the Government of Nepal has also made specific commitments on the elimination of discrimination, including on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation, and on the implem...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
"Ensuring recognition of sexual violence as a tool of conflict in the Nepal peace building process through documentation and provision of comprehensive services to women and girl survivors" The project aimed at ensuring recognition of sexual violence as a tool of conflict in the Nepal peace building process by documenting conflict-related sexual violence incidents by providing comprehensive services to women and girl survivors. The inci...
UNICEF, (2012)
Report of the 2nd Regional Consultation on caste-based discrimination, Kathmandu, Nepal Caste-based discrimination and untouchability remain a widespread practice affecting an estimated 260 million individuals around the world considered to belong to “lower castes”. The caste system is the very negation of the principles of equality and...
UNRCO, UNOHCHR, (2013)
Caste-Based Discrimination in Nepal: a Local-Level Perspective from Dadeldhura District - Issue 59 Practices of caste-based discrimination in Nepal date back to the prehistory of the South Asian subcontinent. Many were formally encoded in the Old Civil Code (Muluki Ain) of 1854; the first codified law governing civil matters in Nepal...
UNRCHCO, (2013)
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Summary record of the meeting of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action and follow-up to the request by the latter inviting the Committee to consider assessing the curr...
UN, (2004)
Kamaiya Mapping: Additional Cases Identified By Government In 2016 No. of Kamaiya people is shown in Map....
UNOCHA, (2007)
Muslim Communities in Rautahat and Bara Districts - Issue 31 Muslims are the third largest religious group in Nepal, making up almost 4.3% of the total population. 96% of Muslims live in the Tarai with nearly 60% concentration in just 10 Tarai districts. Although they make up a fairly small portion of the popu...
UNRCHCO, (2012)
Perspectives on sexual violence during early years of marriage in Nepal: fndings from a qualitative study Nepal is a traditional (mostly patriarchal) society in which most women receive little or no formal education and have limited decision-making power in the household. Both men and women marry early, with over half of all women and 15% of men aged 20–...
UNDP, UNFPA, WB, DRHR, WHO, (2009)
यौन अल्पसंख्याकहरुका लागि समान अधिकार: नागरिकता प्रमाणपत्रको अधिकार विषयक अन्तरक्रिया कार्यक्रममा नेपालस्थित मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालयकी प्रतिनिधि ज्योति सान्घेराले दिनुभएको मन्तव्य होटेल एभेरेस्ट, काठमाडौ विहीबार, २०६७ असार २४ संबिधानसभाका माननीय सदस्यहरु, राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोग, राष्ट्रिय महिला आयोग र राष्ट्रिय दलित आयोग आयुक्तहरु, प्रधानमंत्री तथा मंत्रीपरिषद कार्यालयका प्रतिनिधि, अन्तराष्ट्रिय समुदायका प्रतिनिधिहरु, संचारजगत तथा नागरिक समाजका साथी तथा सहकर्मीहरु : आ...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Promoting Gender Equality in the Humanitarian Response Nepal is signatory to 23 human rights treaties and International human rights instruments. The legal framework in Nepal largely supports women’s rights and equality including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Wo...
UN, GoN, (2013)
The Secretary-General Massege On The Internation Day For The ElimInation Of Racial Discrimination This year, the world commemorates the international day for the elimination of racial discrimination for the first time following the death of former south african president nelson mandela.the united nations general assembly, in a show of solidarity ...
UN, (2014)
Interim Relief to Conflict Victims: Views from Surkhet - Issue No. 22 During the decade long armed conflict in Nepal, almost 17,000 Nepali lost their lives. Many women and girls were victims of rape and sexual assault, numerous people suffered from landmine and Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) e...
UNRCHCO, (2011)