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Sex Work, Violence And HIV In Asia- From Evidence To Safety Sex workers endure a disproportionate burden of violence, in their work and personal lives. This violence denies them rights — to equal protection under the law; to protection from torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; and the right to ...
UNFPA, APNSW, UNDP, (2015)
OHCHR­ Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights 11 February 2007 The High Commissioner has committed her Office to support the peace process through the monitoring of all human rights aspects of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement throughout Nepal. OHCHR­ Nepal will continue to give priority to its monitoring activ...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
OHCHR-Nepal Offers Assistance to Strengthen Respect for Human Rights in Public Security Institutions Following February’s Terai Protests. This report notes that the performance of police during the Terai protests fell short of international human rights standards. However, it also acknowledges that police were working under difficult conditions, including during incidents when proteste...
OHCHR, (2008)
Painting Exhibition- Masculinities, Gender Identities and the Role of Men in Prevention and Elimination of Gender Based Violence The exhibition features 30 exclusive paintings drawn by senior artists on the theme of preventing gender violence during a live painting event on November 28, 2013 organized by UNDP and NAFA to mark the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence”.T...
UNDP, (2014)
OHCHR-­Nepal Check against delivery Address by Louise Arbour United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 20 January 2007 Kathmandu, Nepal Respect for human rights is an essential foundation for peace and democracy in all countries.Human rights must be key components in the negotiations as well as in the implementation stage of a peace process.longstanding human rights issues as part of...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Zero Tolerance: GBV-Free Schools in Nepal Schools do not exist in social isolation from their communities. Gender inequalities, violence in the home, and social norms are often reflected in gender-based, violence\ related incidents at school. The Zero Tolerance initiative intends to counter ...
USAID, GoN, UNICEF, (2016)
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)
Position Paper on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls in Nepal As a technical advisory and advocacy group on gender equality, the UNCT Gender Theme Group in Nepal has as its key objective to promote and support coordinated and collective UNCT action to drive the gender-responsive implementation and monitoring of...
UNCT, (2016)
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Visits Kapilvastu to Assess Responses to September 2007 Violence. UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang and OHCHR-Nepal Representative Richard Bennett visited Kapilvastu on Friday to assess first hand what has been done to address the causes and impact of the violence in Kapilvastu in Septem...
OHCHR, (2008)
Nepal Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Profile For Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction (Updated 31st August 2017) Rural areas are hard hit without electricity and flood affected people are temporarily residing on rooftops and in schools, post offices, temples and on open ground. Flood affected people are in need of immediate food (including specific nutrition re...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
OHCHR-Nepal calls for a fully independent judicial investigation into Belbari killings OHCHR-Nepal deplores the latest killing of seven unarmed civilians by the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA), in Belbari, Morang District, on 25 and 26 April, and calls for action to ensure that no further such killings occur. #VIOLENCEAGAINSTCIVILLIANS #A...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Statement to the Press Ian Martin Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal 26 May 2006 OHCHR has this week submitted to the Prime Minister, in his capacity as Minister of Defence, as well as to the Chief of Army Staff, a report of its investigations into the arrest, detention, torture and continuing disappearance of individuals arreste...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Priority Areas for Addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Nepal Impact of the 11 year insurgency in Nepal has affected thousands of people who have been victims of trauma, forced displacement and violence. Due to the structural inequalities of Nepalese society, the effect on women and girls and on people from exc...
UN, (2007)
ARMED VOILENCE REDUCTION AND STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY SECURITY (AVRSCS) However the value of acrime and voilence prevention program would provide the necessary technical support to the government of nepal to strengthen evidence base on crime and voilence to inform policy and prgramming; help bring global best practices t...
UNDP, (2015)
Findings of OHCHR-Nepal’s Investigations into the 21 March Killings in Gaur and Surrounding Villages (April 2007). On 21 March, 26 individuals linked to the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (CPNM) and one unidentified individual were brutally killed following violence which broke out when the Madheshi People’s Rights Forum (MPRF) and CPN-M organised simultaneous...
OHCHR, (2007)
Address by Mr. Ian Martin Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal delivered to Amnesty International-Nepal 27 January 2006 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Nepal has placed considerable emphasis on seeking to prevent violence against women. In Nepal, and in countries throughout the world, this remains one of the most significant human rights challenges. Human rights defenders face ...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Address by Mr. Ian Martin Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal delivered to Amnesty International-Nepal 27 January 2006 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Nepal has placed considerable emphasis on seeking to prevent violence against women. In Nepal, and in countries throughout the world, this remains one of the most significant human rights challenges. Human rights defenders face ...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief Number 18, January 2014 Despite political commitment and a supportive legal and policy framework, violence against women remains a significant problem in Nepal. In the 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), more than one in five women reported a lifetime experienc...
CREHPA, UKAID, UNWOMEN, UNFPA, (2014)
Harmful Practices in Nepal: Report on Community Perception Harmful practices can be defined as persistent behaviours that discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, age, caste/ethnicity, language, religion, amongst others. They leave women and people from excluded groups at risk of violence, poorer physical a...
UN, (2020)
Literature Review On Harmful Practices In Nepal Every year, people across Nepal are subjected to violence, poor health outcomes, and death as a result of harmful practices. These practices stem from deeply embedded patriarchal norms and unequal power relations and are a significant barrier to the ...
UNFPA, UNWOMEN, (2020)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the situation in Nepal New York, 29 August 2003 The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the breakdown of the cease-fire and the recent upsurge in violence in Nepal. He remains convinced that there is no alternative to the continuation of dialogue and a peaceful solution to the conflict. The S...
UNOHCHR, (2003)
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)
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: NEPAL COUNTRY REPORT This report reviews the legal and social environment for LGBT1 people and organizations in Nepal alongside the discussions and findings from the Nepal National LGBTI2 Community Dialogue held in Kathmandu in AprilIt provides an overview of LGBT rights...
UNDP, UNICEF, (2014)
Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief - Opportunities to improve the response to violence against women in Nepal Despite political commitment and a supportive legal and policy framework, violence against women remains a significant problem in Nepal. In the 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), more than one in five women reported a lifetime experie...
UKAID, UNFPA, UNWOMEN, UCL, CREHPA, (2014)
The Right(S) Evidence: Sex Work, Violence and HIV in Asia Sex workers experience extreme physical, sexual, emotional and economic violence at work, in health care and custodial settings, in their neighbourhoods and in their homes. This violence denies sex workers their fundamental human rights to equal— pr...
UNDP, UNFPA, (2015)
NHRC And UN Raise Concern About Humanitarian Impact of Bandh The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr. Kedar Nath Upadhyay, together with the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (RC/HC), Robert Piper, today drew attention to the humanitarian impact of the continuing b...
UNIC-NHRC, (2012)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal:Press Conference (Pokhara, 7 April 2008) This is the last of four visits I have made to the regions outside Kathmandu in this critical period in the run up to the Constituent Assembly election, and I am very pleased to be in Pokhara in the Western region. My purpose of course is to discuss ...
UNMIN, (2008)
Voices Against Violence: a Non-Formal Education Programme for Children and Youth to Help Stop Violence Against Girls and Young Women This curriculum was developed by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and UN Women, with input from 20 pilot Member Organizations and two WAGGGS World Centers. It has been developed for worldwide use and can be delivered to g...
UNWOMEN-WAGGGS, (2011)
UNFPA personnel singing and dancing the Deuda way against VAW [Youtube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mly0pe0Vjn8 [Abstract]- Violence against women (VAW) occurs everywhere – at home, families, schools, workplace, communities and public places. Just because you can’t see violence, it doesn’t mean it isn’...
UNFPA, (2014)
Health Care for Women Subjected to Intimate Partner Violence or Sexual Violence Why is violence against women different? A woman who has been subjected to violence may have some different needs from most other health-care patients. In particular: 1. She may have various emotional needs that require attention. 2. She may be fri...
WHO, UNWOMEN, UNFPA, (2014)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (22 March 2007) The establishment of UNMIN has been an ongoing process over recent months. In order to speed up the arrival of our key personnel, we requested and obtained from the Security Council authority to deploy arms monitors and electoral advisers even befor...
UNMIN, (2007)
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)
Reproductive Health Research Policy Brief Number 18, January 2014 Despite political commitment and a supportive legal and policy framework, violence against women remains a significant problem in Nepal. In the 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), more than one in five women rep...
UKAID, UNFPA, UNWOMEN, UCL, CREHPA, (2014)
UNICEF NEPAL ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT AND PARTICIPATION (ADAP) BASELINE STUDY FINAL REPORT This report is the result of collaboration among the Population Council, the Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA), and Yuwalaya. UNICEF Nepal’s Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) program commissio...
UNICEF, POPULATION COUNCIL, (2014)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal At the High-Level Discussion on Sexual Violence The theme for this year’s campaign is “Demanding Implementation, Challenging Obstacles: End Violence Against Women”. And that is what we hope to do through our panel today. We want to discuss how the current legislation could be better implemented; h...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Agreement Between the Government of Nepal and the Madhesi People’s Right Forum, Nepal As a continuation and realisation of the feelings of the historic people’s movement of 2006/2007, and in order to end all aspects of discrimination against Madhesis, indigenous peoples/janajatis, dalits, women, backward classes and minorities, includ...
UNMIN, (2007)
ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT AND PARTICIPATION (ADAP) BASELINE STUDY Nepal’s Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) program aims to ensure the systematic, ethical, meaningful, and regular participation of adolescents in the program and to focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged groups using a holistic approach....
UNICEF, (2014)
April 2016 Orange Theme Day- 16 Days Activities of Violence Against Women The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign invites governments, UN agencies, civil society organizations and individuals from all countries to mark the days between 25 November and 10 December (the 16 Days of Activism Aga...
UN, (2016)
Office of the Prime Minister and OHCHR Jointly Launch Media Campaign to Raise Awareness on Violence Against Women The Office of the Prime Minister and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR), on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, have jointly launched a one minute televisi...
GoN, OHCHR, (2009)
OHCHR Urges Government to Address Kapilvastu Violence Two Years On The people of Kapilvastu and neighbouring districts of Dang and Rupandehi will never forget the violence of 16-21 September 2007 which was triggered by the murder of Mohid Khan, a local landowner. The subsequent clashes left a total of fourteen peopl...
OHCHR, (2009)