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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)
Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health Nepal has made significant progress in improving the health of women and children and is on track in 2013 to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 (to reduce child mortality) and 5A (to reduce maternal mortality). This review provided an oppo...
WHO, (2015)
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)
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kaski District In 1998 UNICEF in collaboration with National Planning Commission, Ministry of Local Development and UNDP, initiated thDecentralised Planning for the Child Programme (DPCP) in seven of 40 districts where the UNDP-assisted Participatory Dist...
GoN, NEW ERA, UNICEF, (1999)
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kavrepalanchowk District In 1998 His Majesty's Government of Nepal and UNICEF initiated the Decentralized Planning for the Child Programme(DPCP) in seven districts of Nepal. The DPCP is a collaborative effort of several government agencies,the National Planning Commission ,t...
GoN, UNICEF, New ERA, (1999)
A 10-Year Literacy/NFE Policy and Programme Framework Education is a key to development and an asset towards peace and social justice. It has a fundamental role to play in reducing poverty,exclusion, ignorance and conflict. Nepal is committed to Education for all, and its progress in primary education o...
UNESCO, (2000)
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)
Decentralize Planning for the Child Programme Achham Districts Development Committee Nepal 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 in worse. Nepal has ratified both CEDAW and C...
UNICEF, (2000)
OHCHR-­Nepal and UNICEF-­Nepal Joint Press Release 15 September 2006 UN agencies concerned that children are again used in demonstrations KATHMANDU, September 15: United Nations agencies are concerned that children are again being deployed by adults to participate in demonstrations and rallies. “We are worried about their safety, we are worried that they are missing school, and we ...
UNOHCHR, UNICEF, (2006)
OHCHR-Nepal calls for an end to CPN-Maoist abuses, releases report OHCHR-Nepal today publicly released a document setting out its major concerns regarding human rights abuses committed by CPN-Maoist cadres since its ceasefire declaration of 26 April.The 8-page document was delivered to the CPN-Maoist on 11 September...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
South Asia Booklet on Child-relevant Socioeconomic Indicators The social indicators in this collection are well-established. Some economic indicators are selected to show the performance of the economy as a basis for the capacity of the country,and families, to provide for children. #Children #EconomicIndica...
UNICEF, (2006)
Violence Against Children in Nepal Corporal punishment and other acts that humiliate children (including verbal humiliation) are accepted practice in Nepal, in both schools and in home and are used as means to modify the behavior of children. The majority of educated people in Nepal a...
UNICEF, CIVICT, (2006)
Karnali Drought Response Standard Project Report 2016 - World Food Programme in Nepal, State of (NP) Geography plays a critical role in determining the degree of food insecurity in Nepal.Nepal was ranked as ‘serious' on the 2015 Global Hunger Index. The remote and mountainous Mugu and Jumla districts of Karnali are particularly vulnerable, with lim...
WFP, (2016)
Parents Mind Set of Education Investment for Daughters The Nepal Ministry of Education’s data reveal that 95% of children are enrolled in primary schools with gender parity! It is therefore likely that Nepal is going to achieve the Millennium Development Goal on promoting gender equality (Ministry of Edu...
UNICEF, (2013)
Commission on Human Rights The Government and its security forces have shown good cooperation to OHCHR-Nepal in terms of access and availability, and have responded to communications, although some responses have fallen far short of the information requested. The Communist Par...
UNOCHA, (2006)
United Nations Children’s Fund Revised country programme document Nepal (2008-2010) Nepal has a population of over 27 million, of which 16 per cent is urban and 45 per cent under 18 years. Its physical geography ranges from the southern terai plains at less than 100 m to the northern high mountains that rise to 8,850 m. Due to limit...
UNICEF, (2007)
CHILD-CENTRED RISK ASSESSMENT - Regional Synthesis of UNICEF Assessments in Asia Disaster risk is a function of hazard, vulnerability, exposure and capacity. It is time and place-specific, leading to potential losses in lives, health status, livelihoods, assets and services. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is a systematic approach ...
UNICEF ROSA, (2014)
Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents – UNICEF UNICEF is commemorating World Children’s Day, which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, with global children’s 'take-overs', high-profile events and other activations of children in over 130 countries t...
UNICEF, (2017)
Statement By: UNICEF and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal - "Keep Children Free from Harm". There are alarming and confirmed reports of children participating in violent protests and bandhs. In Nepalgunj, for example, on 3 and 4 February, a considerable number of children aged between seven and fifteen years old, some of whom carried sticks...
UNICEF, OHCHR, (2008)
Promoting The Health Of Left-Behind Children Of Asian Labour Migrants: Evidence For Policy And Action Despite the political discourse on migration becoming an important issue in the global development agenda, the mental and physical health implications for left-behind children of migrant workers have received less attention. And the current evide...
IOM, MPI, (2015)
WFP Nepal Country Brief The Country Programme (CP) supports the Government of Nepal in enhancing the food and nutrition security of vulnerable communities and increasing resilience to disasters.The CP covers four areas: 1. Livelihoods creation provides seasonal employment ...
WFP, (2016)
Internal Trafficking Among Children and Youth Engaged In Prostitution The present study Internal Trafficking Among Children and Youth Engaged in Prostitution attempts to identify the causes and elements of trafficking among children and youth engaged in prostitution in the Kathmandu Valley. The study, under the ILO...
ILO, (2002)
Country Programme Action Plan 2018-2022 The Basic Cooperation Agreement (BCA) concluded between the Government and UNICEF on 21 February 1996 provides the basis of the relationship between the Government and UNICEF. This CPAP for the period of 2018 to 2022 is to be interpreted and implemen...
GON, UNICEF, (2018)
What’s the Difference? This report describes an early childhood program in Nepal and the dramatic effects it has had over just a few years, not only for young children, but for their families and communities. It looks in particular at the impact the program has had on chil...
UNICEF, (2003)
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Modelling the Effectiveness of Financing Policies to Address Underutilization of Children’s Health Services in Nepal Reference: Pokhrel, Subhash; Hidayat, Budi; Flessa, Steffen; Sauerborn, Rainer (2002). Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Modelling the Effectiveness of Financing Policies to Address Underutilization of Children’s Health Services in Nepal, W...
WHO, (2005)
Humanitarian Action for Children On 25 April 2015, a powerful earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Nepal with its epicentre 80 km east/northeast of the capital Kathmandu in Gorkha District. On 12 May, Nepal was hit again by a magnitude 7.3 aftershock with its ...
UN, (2015)
School inside Camp in Eastern region Bhutanese refugee children attending school inside camp in Eastern region. IOM facilitated resettlement process of over 113,000 Bhutanese refugees by the end of December 2019. #UN #UNNepal #IOM #Butaneserefugee #Easternregion #IOM #SDG #Resettlemen...
IOM, (2014)
Press Release: United Nations, Government of Nepal and UCPN-M sign action plan for discharge of Minors Disqualified from the Maoist Army The UCPN-M has been listed as a party to conflict recruiting and using children in five Annual Reports of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict. The party needs to fully comply with the Action Plan in order to be removed from this list...
UNMIN, UNICEF, (2009)
DDC/VDC/Municipality Information Booklet for the Rights and Development of Children and Women Information Booklet Development objectives of the state can not be attained without direct involvement of local government representatives in affairs that affect the daily lives of people. Therefore in order to educate and sensitive local government representatives on h...
UNICEF,ASSOCIATION OF DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES OF NEPAL(ADDC/N), (1996)
Secretary General’s Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict The report covers compliance and progress in ending six grave violations against children by parties to armed conflict: recruitment and use of children,killing and maiming of children, rape and other grave sexual violence, abductions, attacks on scho...
UN, (2009)
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict visit to Nepal to finalize the release of minors from Maoist army cantonments The focus of the visit will be on ensuring progress in the discharge of nearly 3,000 Maoist army personnel verified as minors during the United Nations-led verification process completed in December 2007. The children should all have been discharged ...
UN, (2009)
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict: Press Conference in Kathmandu (5 Dec 2008) It is my pleasure to introduce to you Radhika Coomaraswamy, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. It’s a post that Secretary-General Kofi Annan appointed her to in April 2006 and Secretary-general Ban Ki...
UNMIN, (2008)
Visit of the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict During the visit, Ms. Coomaraswamy will ascertain first hand the impact of the conflict on children. She will pay particular attention to the issue of the release and the reintegration of former child soldiers as well as the current use of children b...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press:Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary General in Nepal (18 February 2008) I am deeply concerned at incidents in several towns and other locations in the Tarai which have resulted in one death and many serious injuries. In a number of places across the eastern, central and mid-western Tarai, OHCHR and UNMIN teams were pres...
UNMIN, (2008)
POLICY BRIEF ACHIEVING THE BEST OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN To understand the implications of targeting, it is necessary to understand Nepal’s poverty profile. The potential for the Child Grant to contribute to Nepal’s development goals has been recognised by policy makers. The Social Welfare Act (1992) and t...
UNICEF, (2016)
Country Office Annual Report 2014 for: Nepal, ROSA Status: Finalised UNICEF’s contribution toward these national results have been instrumental in building the necessary institutional and individual capacities required for national development efforts. Sustained advocacy has resulted in the establishment of the posts ...
UNICEF, (2015)
Health : Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief ( August 2015 ) A total of 446 public health facilities were completely destroyed while an additional 765 health facilities or administrative structures were partially damaged by the 25 April earthquake and the subsequent aftershocks. More than three months into the...
UNOCHA, (2015)
Report on the Situation of Women, Children and Households The development of children and women is an integral part of the all-round development of the country. His Majesty’s Government of Nepal has shown its commitment to the development of children and women through various conventions. His Majesty’s Gove...
UNICEF,HMG/N, (2001)
Under The Tent When the earthquake struck on 25 April 2015, it razed to the ground, or damaged hundreds of thousands of homes mainly made of mud mortar and stones. Due to recurring aftershocks people took refuge in makeshift shelters next to their damaged homes, or...
UNICEF, (2016)
MULTIPLE OVERLAPPING DEPRIVATION ANALYSIS FOR NEPAL Child-centered: Unlike other poverty measures which emphasize on household poverty incidence and severity, MODA methodology treats children as the unit of analysis. This feature addresses the concern that children experience deprivations and poverty ...
UNICEF, (2015)
State of the SAARC Child The WFFC declaration committed participants to meeting the entire ranges of the rights and needs of children,and combined with the targets in the MDGs,the declaration has injected a sense of urgency to succeed.The test for SAARC countries is now to s...
SAARC, (2005)
Towards Achieving the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour as Priority (ACHIEVE) Child labour remains a persistent problem in Nepal. According to the Nepal Child Labour Report 2010, of the total 1.6 million children (5-17 years) in child labour, 621,000 are estimated in hazardous work, 60 percent of which are girls. The project p...
ILO, (2015)
Situation of Children And Women in Nepal Several of the important development achievements in Nepal in recent years affect the lives of children and women more than anyone else: the 40 percent reduction in under five mortality from 1991-2001, the increase in primary school enrollment by 30 ...
UNICEF, (2006)
74th UN Day 2019 A Picture of Deaf students in Central Higher Secondary School communicating to eachother. A perfect shot taken by the Anish Regmi. #UNDay #74 #2019 #SGDs #Portraits #UNIC #Childrens #Deafstudent #Communication #Storytelling ...
Anish Regmi, (2019)
Obstetric Fistula Obstetric fistula, one of the most serious injuries of childbearing, is a hole between the vagina and the rectum or bladder caused by prolonged obstructed labour in the absence of timely and adequate medical care. The woman is left with chronic incon...
UNFPA, (2016)
Universal Access for Children Affected by AIDS in Nepal (UCAAN) UNICEF, FHI, NAP+N and USAID Initiate a Partnership UNICEF, family health international the national association of people living with HIV/AIDS in nepal AP+N and the united states government through the US agency for international development (USAID) are launchinga partnership on 29 november 2007 sup...
USAID, FHI-NEPAL, UNICEF, (2007)
NEPAL FACTSHEET January 2016 UNHCR maintains direct contact with the Government both at the central and local level. It is an active member of a number of joint UN coordination mechanisms in the country and leads several thematic coordination mechanisms.In Nepal, persons of ...
UNHCR, (2016)
UNICEF Nepal Country Office Combating Child Labour in Nepal With the support of UNICEF, targeted municipalities are continuously updating and revising the data collection and monitoring forms and procedures in line with the recently adopted case management guidelines. The objective of the contribution is s...
UNICEF, (2016)
Security Council Working Group for Children and Armed Conflict "Established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612, the Security Council Working Group on children and armed conflict has a mandate to review reports of the UN Secretary-General and other pertinent information concerning grave violations again...
UN, (2010)
Help Support Vitamin "A" distribution! Help Save Children's Lives! Vitamin A is essential to keep our body healthy and immune system strong. Vitamin A deficiency in children increases the risk of serious infections and can result in the death. In order to protect children from the il effects arising from vitamin A...
UNICEF, (2007)
National conference on early childhood development urges everyone to work together for and invest more on early years of life A national conference on early childhood development (ECD) calling for greater coordination and investment in holistic development of children aged 0-8 is being held today in Kathmandu. The event, organized by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Nati...
GoN, UN, (2016)
The out-of-school children’s programme in Nepal:An analysis ; Strategies of education and training for disadvantaged groups Nepal has recognized primary education as a basic need of every child in the country and has been making efforts to provide access to school-age children through various programmes and achieve the goal of Education for All (EFA). Despite efforts such...
UNESCO, (2004)