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More Women In law, a Must for Justice In Nepal
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Nepal's legal system will continue to fail women until at least one-third of legal professionals are female, said United nations development programmer deputy resident representative, ghulam isaczai, earlier today during the launch of a new book aimed at inspiring gender justice.compilation of rulings conventions that protect women legal rights. it was produced as part of the UNDP supported mainstreaming gender equity programmer, which works to increase the number of women in nepal's government institutions, includingthe legal sector.practicing lawyers beingmale, and only five out of the nation's 250 judges being female, Mr. Isaczai said that law in nepal was still seen as a male profession. the establishment to consider ways of encouraging more women to enter the practice of law. he suggested law course conductors aim to take in 50 percent female students. he also suggested that a mentorship programme be established to support aspiring female lawyers.nepal’s lawyers and judges are female, women in nepal will continue to suffer systematic discrimination when they attempt to seek justice.
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