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Child Protection The protection of children from abuse, exploitation and neglect is integral to their survival, growth and development. The consequences of violation of a child’s right to protection include reduced life expectancy, poor physical and mental health, re...
UNICEF, (2006)
UN Agencies Concerned That Children Are Again Used In Demonstrations United nations agencies are concerned that children are again being deployed by adults to participate in demonstration and rallies.worried that they are missing school, and we are not at all sure that they have the consent of their parents or guardia...
UNICEF, (2006)
Harnessing literacy as a development accelerator and a force for peace in Nepal Official statement to mark International Literacy Day, 8 September 2011 Literacy is a development accelerator and a force for peace in Nepal. However, too many people in the country still cannot read and write and hence not fully participate in the peace and development process. International Literacy Day is celebrated a...
UNESCO, (2011)
Impunity Remains Major Obstacle to the Peace Process Five Years After Killing of Maina Sunuwar Tuesday will mark five years since the torture and killing of 15-year-old Maina Sunuwar by members of the former Royal Nepal Army. Despite a September 2007 Supreme Court ruling that police conduct an investigation and years of advocacy by the human r...
OHCHR, (2009)
Child Marriage In Southern Asia: Policy Options For Action Child marriage is not only a violation of a girl’s rights; it also seriously compromises efforts to reduce gender-based violence, advance education, overcome poverty and improve health indicators. Child brides in Southern Asia are often forced into e...
UNFPA, AFPPD, ICRW, (2012)
Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Nepal-S/2006/1007 The report notes that although many of the reported violations occurred prior to the ceasefire between the State and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M),there are still serious abuses being perpetrated against children. A serious concern sinc...
UN, (2006)
On the occasion of the 17th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention of the Rights of the Child OHCHR and UNICEF in Nepal appeal for the Government and CPN-Maoist to place the rights and wellbeing of children among their key priorities in the implementation of the peace process. On the eve of an historic peace agreement, there is an opportunity...
UNICEF, OHCHR, (2006)
UNMIN Newsletter: Fact Sheet 7 (Children and Politics) Nepali law defines children as people below the age of 16 years while international law defines children as being under 18. Nepal ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1990 and Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed...
UNMIN, (2008)
Assessment of Children and Young Persons in Prisons, Correction Home and Police Custody in Nepal Despite the ratification of several multilateral human rights treaties, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC),and the enactment of the Child Rights Act, children who come into conflict in Nepal with the law face serious problems w...
UNICEF, (2006)
Violence Against Children in Nepal In 2002, a pioneering study was conducted by CWIN and Save the Children Norway- Nepal (SCNN) among school children and out-of-school children in order to identify; their level of understanding of child sexual abuse; and the prevalence of child sexual...
CWIN, UNICEF, (2006)
OHCHR­Nepal UNICEF­Nepal Joint Press Release On the occasion of the 17 Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention of the Rights of the Child This is the joint press release of OHCHR and UNICEF in Nepal which appeals for the Government and CPN ­Maoist to place the rights and wellbeing of children among their key priorities in the implementation of the peace process. OHCHR and UNICEF are w...
OHCHR, UNICEF, (2006)
Investigating the Worst Forms of Child Labour No. 2 Nepal Trafficking in Girls With Special Reference to Prostitution: A Rapid Assessment The exploitative practice of child labour has come to be recognized as a major socio-economic problem. Child labour jeopardizes children’s potential to become productive adults, robbing them of their health, their education and their prospects for a ...
IPEC/ILO, TU, CDPS, (2001)
UNESCO Condemns Placement of Explosives at Kathmandu Schools. UNESCO strongly condemns the planting of multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and suspicious objects near school buildings around the Kathmandu Valley, out of which three exploded in the early morning of 20 September 2016. “It is unacceptabl...
UNESCO, (2016)
UNICEF Condemns the Bomb Incidents at Schools in Kathmandu UNICEF condemned the placement and explosion of bombs at more than half a dozen schools in Kathmandu Valley today. According to reports, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and suspicious packages were placed in at least eight schools, and two of the...
UNICEF, (2016)
युनिसेफद्वारा काठमाडौँ उपत्यकाका विध्यलयाहरुमा भएको विष्फोटको भत्सर्ना युनिसेफले आज काठमाडौँ उपत्यकाका आधा दर्जनभन्दा धेरै विध्यालयमा बम राखिएको र बिस्फोट गराईएको घटनाको भर्त्सना गरेको छ। खबरहरुको अनुसार , कम्तिमा आठ वटा विध्यालयमा विस्फोटक पदार्थ र संकास्पद वस्तुहरु राखिएको थियो जसमध्ये दुइ विध्यालयमा बिस्फोट भई भौतिक...
UNICEF, (2016)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Statement to the Press Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the General Assembly Ian Martin Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal The first Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the General Assembly on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office in Nepal was released in New York during Dashain. We have a Nepali translation of the Report available h...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
“Protect the Rights of Children” The United Nations'Children Fund(UNICEF) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal(OHCHR-Nepal) are increasingly concerned about the use of children in demonstrations by the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) which...
UNICEF, UNOHCHR, (2010)
Policy Advocacy And Partnership For Childrens Rights This report presents the progress and lessons learned from two years of new initiatives around the world that would not have been possible without the support of donors. The increase in thematic funding has allowed the area of Policy, Advocacy and Pa...
UNICEF, (2007)
बालबालिका र राजनिति नेपाली कानुनले १६ वर्ष भन्दा कम उमेरकालाई बालबालिका मानेको छ भने अन्तराष्ट्रीय कानूनले १८ वर्ष भन्दा कम उमेरकाहरुलाई बालबालिका मान्छ। नेपालले बालअधिकार महासन्धिलाई सन १९९० मा अनुमोदन गर्नुका साथै सशस्त्र द्वन्द्वमा परेको बालबालिका सम्बन्धी एच्छिक आले...
UNMIN, (2007)
Schools as Zones of Peace The UN System in Nepal expresses its deep concern at the increasing number of attacks on schools by some youth activists that are endangering the lives of children and jeopardising their right to education. In May 2011 the Government of Nepal endorse...
UNICEF, UNESCO, (2011)
यु यन वोमन unwomen लैंगिक समानता र महिला शाशातिकरनका यु यन वोमन लैंगिक समानता र महिला शाशातिकरनका लागि सयुता रासत संघको निकाएको रुपमा यहि २०११ जनुर्वरी १ देखि सनाचालन आउदै छ । सयुत रासतसघ महासभाको जुलाई २, २०१० को बैठकले बिस्वबयापी रुपमा महिला तथा बालिकाहरुका आवयेकतालाइ पुरा गर्ने कार्यलाइ तिबता दिन ...
UNWOMEN, (2011)
Living a Dignified Life The UNAIDS Representative to Nepal and Bhutan had the pleasure today,Wednesday 12 March 2014,of welcoming Carolyn Miles, President and Executive Director of Save the Children to the UNAIDS Country Office in Kathmandu.She was accompanied by Tara Chet ...
UNAIDS, (2014)
National Plan of Action for Children, Nepal (2004/5-2014/15)-Approved by the Council of Ministrys, Government of Nepal, on 3 September 2012 and Implimented The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) on 20 November 1989. It sets out the legal, political, financial, social and cultural rights of children. In response to an ...
GoN, UNICEF, (2012)
Children's Voices, Children's Rights: One Year After the Nepal Earthquake Over one million children are estimated to have been affected by the earthquakes in Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015 which resulted in massive destruction and the death of around 8,959 people. Children, who represent 40 per cent of the population,...
UNICEF, SAVE THE CHILDREN, PLAN INTERNATIONAL, WORLD VISION, TERRE DES HOMMES, (2016)
बाल अधिकार​ नेपालको कुल जनसब्ख्याको झण्डै आधा हिस्सा बालबालिकाहरू रहेको छ । नेपाल सरकारले बालबालिकाहरूको हक, अधिकार, संरक्षण र सम्वद्र्धनका लागि बाल अधिकारसम्बन्धी महासन्धि लगायत विभिन्न अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय महासन्धिहरू, त्यसका ऐच्छिक प्रलेख् हरू, घोषणापत्र तथा कार्य...
NRHC/UNDP, (2012)
Working for Nepalese Children - An Overview of Child Labour Related Programmes in Nepal - 2001 Nepal had a late start in economic development and modernisation initiatives. Until the 1950s, Nepal remained isolated from the rest of world and had no modern social services infrastructure, cash economy, or economic and trade linkages with countrie...
ILO, (2001)
नेपाल महिला तथा बालबालिकाहरु माथि हुनी हिंशामा संयुक्त राष्ट्र सघ नेपालको बक्तब्य हाल व्यापक पसार पाइरहेको, नेपाली महिलाहरुको बलात्कार, हत्या र बेपता पारिएका घटनाहरुले नेपालमा महिला तथा बालिकाहरुमाथि हुने हिसाको बृहत मुदा विरुद्ध सहि रुपमा अनदोलनलाई सुरुवात गरेको छ ।हाल व्यापक पसार पाइरहेको, नेपाली महिलाहरुको बलात्कार, हत्या र ब...
UNWOMEN, UNICEF, UNFPA., (2013)
Lessons Learned for the Time Bound Programme A national workshop on policy and programming on child labour was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour and the ILO in August 1995 with a view to analysing the magnitude and the nature of the problem of child labour in the country, the response to t...
ILO, (2001)
Nepal Bonded Labour Among Child Workers of the Kamaiya System: A Rapid Assessment The Kamaiya system is commonly known as an agriculturally based bonded labour system in Nepal. Bondage among Kamaiya children working for an employer ensues from the debt incurred by the parents and also through the linkage in exploitative employment...
ILO, (2001)
Nepal Situation of Domestic Child Labourers in Kathmandu: A Rapid Assessment Hiring a live-in person to undertake domestic household chores is an integral part of South Asian tradition. The use of domestic child labourers (DCL) is common in Nepal, especially in its affluent urban areas. In Kathmandu, according to the study’s ...
ILO, (2001)
Status of Child Rights in Nepal This report is based on the facts acquired by the commission during its investigation and monitoring and is centered on the issues of child rights. Children represent both the present and future of the nation. Without making a delay by waiting for th...
UNHRC, (2008)
नेपाल बालबालिका तथा सशस्त्र द्वन्द्वका लागि विशेष प्रतिनिधिकोभ्रमण भ्रमणका क्रममा कुमारास्वामीले द्वन्द्वले बालबालिका माथि पारेको असरबारे प्रत्यक्ष जानकारी हासिल गर्नुहुनेछ । उहाँले पुर्ब​ बालसेनाको बिदाइ र समायोजन अनि सशस्त्र समूहद्वारा गरिएको बालबालिकाको प्रयोग र राजनीतिक हिंसामा तिनीहरूको सहभागिताका बारेमा विशेष ...
CAC, (2008)
Creating a Healing Environment (Volume II: Technical Papers) Psycho-Social Rehabilitation and Occupational Integration of Child Survivors of Trafficking and Other Worst Forms of Child Labour This paper presents an overview of the case management process as conducted by the Center for the Protection of Children’s Rights (CPCR) Foundation of Bangkok, Thailand, an organization that has been providing protection and rehabilitation for abused...
ILO, (2002)
Decentralised Planning for the Child Programme (Udayapur) Nepal ranks at 144th out of 174 countries in terms of the Human Development Index (UNDP,1999). It is the poorest social sector performer in the entire South Asia region,the situation of children and women is worse. Nepal has ratified both Convention ...
GoN, UNICEF, (2000)
एसएलसी परीक्षाका क्रममा भएका बम विष्फोट तथा पक्राउ प्रति संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघद्वारा चिन्ता व्यक्त एसएलसी परीक्षा भइरहेको केन्द्रहरुमा नेपाल चोम्मुनिस्ट पार्टी द्वारा बम राखिएको तथा परीक्षा केन्द्रतर्फ जाने क्रममा कम्तीमा एक जना विद्यार्थीको मृत्यु भएकोसंबन्धमा हालै प्रकाशमा आएका समाचारहरुप्रति नेपाल स्तिथ संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंगीय नियोगले गहिरो चिन्त...
UNICEF, (2005)
UNICEF Regional Office For South Asia (ROSA) : Regional Analysis Report 2014 In early 2014, the Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) undertook two critical interconnected activities, a branding exercise and the establishment of six “headline results”3 for South Asia, in cooperation with Country Offices (COs) and regional par...
UNICEF, (2014)
Nepal Child Labour Report Based on Data Drawn from the Nepal Labour Force Survey -2008 The Nepal Child Labour Report is the first statistical report of its kind in Nepal utilizing large‐scale survey data. The report is based on the data collected through the Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008, the questionnaire for which was designed to in...
ILO, (2012)
Early Childhood Feeding, Nutrition and Development The Nepal Multiple Indicator Surveillance (NMIS) began with a multicultural baseline survey in early 1995. The NMIS was designed from the beginning as an-ongoing monitoring scheme to produce information useful for planning at national, district, comm...
UNICEF-HMG-NPCS, (1997)
NHRC e-Bulletin, Volume 6, Issue 1, july 2010 Following news letter are included this NHRC e-bulletin, Volume 6 Issue 1, July 2010.interdiction:-welcome to the 1st volume 6th nhrc e-bulletin,the nhrc is Nepal national human rights institution with constitution mandate to world for the promotion ...
NHRC/UNDP, (2010)
Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Nepal The report indicates that although grave violations of children’s rights have decreased significantly since the signing of the comprehensive ceasefire agreement, violations against children have not ceased. The report notes that substantial numbers o...
UNMIN, (2008)
NHRC e-Bulletin, Voulme 6, Issue 8, February 2011 Janakpur/ National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on February 15, 2011 concluded the suspended exhumation mission upon finding the remains of the total five dead bodies on the banks of Kamala River in Godar VDC – 3 of Dhanusha district. The exhumatio...
NHRC/UNDP, (2011)
Child Soldiers for Adult Wars: Exploitation in Nepal and Sri Lanka ILO Convention No. 182 on Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) defines the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict as an unconditional worst form of child labour. The Convention stipulates that each member State shall identify and reac...
ILO, (2006)
Newsletter of UNV Nepal - Issue III, December 2008 (Quarterly) This issue of the UNV Nepal Newsletter marks the end of a very active year for UNV Nepal. UNV has had the pleasure of deploying 43 new UNV volunteers for posts in various UN-agencies of which 12 are National and 31 International Volunteers. At the mo...
UNV, (2008)
Constitution-Making Process in Nepal : A look back of the achievements in 2014- 2015 (Period covers until July 2015) The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) concluded between the Government of Nepal and the CPN Maoist in November 2006 opened a new era of political transition in Nepal. Since then, Nepal has been making important efforts for political stability and s...
UNICEF, (2014)
Nepal Situation of Child Porters: A Rapid Assessment The exploitative practice of child labour has come to be recognised as a major socioeconomic problem. Child labour jeopardises children's potential to become productive adults, robbing them of their health, their education and their prospects for a b...
ILO, (2001)
Nepal Trafficking in Girls With Special Reference to Prostitution: A Rapid Assessment The exploitative practice of child labour has come to be recognized as a major socioeconomic problem. Child labour jeopardizes children’s potential to become productive adults,robbing them of their health, their education and their prospects for a be...
ILO, (2001)
Trafficking and Sexual Abuse among Street Children in Kathmandu - no 1 This study on Trafficking and Sexual Abuse among the Street Children of Kathmandu is carried out for the International Labour Organization/International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (ILO/IPEC), Trafficking in Children– South Asia, Nep...
ILO, (2002)
Child-related financial transfers and early childhood education and care: A Review of Key Developments, Impacts and Influences in Child-Related Support to Families This paper examines policies for the support of families with children, in particular child-related financial transfers and early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. The analysis is mainly focused on countries with institutionalized welfare...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Convention On The Rights Of The Child (Twelfth Session) The Committee expresses its appreciation to the Government of Nepal for the submission of its initial report, its written information in reply to the questions set out in the list of issues (CRC/C.12/WP.3) as well as the additional information provid...
UN, (1996)
Political actors must protect children’s rights Representative of the office of the high commissioner for human rights (OHCHR), and gillion mellsop, unicef representative.the right of children in nepal to grow up in an environment free from violence has been severely affected during the last 11 ye...
OHCHR, (2007)
New UNICEF Ambassador Aamir Khan Vows To Fight Stunting In South Asia UNICEF promotes the rights and well being of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulne...
UNICEF, (2014)
COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION A decade has passed since Nepal ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child and pledged its commitment to the rights of the child. Nepal submitted its initial report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child in 1995, and the additional repor...
UN, (2004)
FINAL EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR CHILDREN 2004-15 In 2004, the Cabinet of the Government of Nepal (GoN) endorsed the ten years National Plan of Action for Children (NPA/C). The plan was developed as a national response to the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on Children held ...
UNICEF, (2016)
Adoption Should Always be The Last Resort Kathmandu, 10 March 2007: UNICEF hopes that the International Conference on Inter-Country Adoption being held in Kathmandu 11-13 March 2007 will lead to the ratification of the Hague Convention on Inter-Country Adoption and the adoption of national l...
UNICEF, (2007)
ImplementatIon Status of National Human Rights Commission and Universal PeriodIc Review RecommendatIons on Child Rights This document contains implementation status of children related recommendations made to the Government of Nepal by the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism of the Human Rights Council and by National Human Rights Commission Nepal. The non-imple...
SAVE THE CHILDREN, NHRC/UNDP, (2013)
वाल सिकाई विस्तरका लागि स्थानिय स्थरमा उपल्ब्ध सस्ता सामग्रिहरु को प्रयोग साना केटाकेटीहरुले आफु वरपर भ​एका वस्तुहरुको प्रयोग गरी खेल्ने र सिक्ने कुराहरु बनाउनमा सिर्जनत्मक हुन्छन। रबर,ब्याण्ड,लठठी,कपडाको टूक्रा साधारण्त तथा फाल्तु वस्तुहरुले केटालेटीहारूको व्यक्तिगत सोचाइ,खेलाइ र सिकाइ लाइ सघाउ पुर्याउछ। एउटा ब्च्चाको लाग...
GON, UNESCO, VSON, (2008)
Planning for Child- Baseline Survey Report Dang District In 1998 unicef in collaboration with national planning comission,ministry of local development and undp anticipated the child programme in seven of 40 districts where the undp assisted participatory district development programme and local governance...
GoN, UNICEF, (1999)
Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Nepal The report indicates that although grave violations of children’s rights have decreased significantly since the signing of the comprehensive ceasefire agreement, violations against children have not ceased. The report notes that substantial numbers...
UN, (2008)