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OHCHR-Nepal Encourages Government to Take Steps to End Kamalari practices and Undertake Search for Missing Girls and Women. OHCHR-Nepal notes with concern that no concrete steps have been taken to end the practice of Kamalari, by which adolescent girls from poor Tharu families are sent to work in private homes, where they are at risk of severe exploitation, including sexu...
OHCHR, (2009)
SDG 4: Quality Education, Why Invest In Children? Evidence shows that brain development is the most rapid in the initial years of life. Every additional dollar invested in quality early childhood development programmes yields a return of between $6 and $17. #GirlsEducation #Rightsofthechild #HumanRi...
UNICEF, (2015)
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in Nepal Nepal is signatory to almost all international conventions on human rights, women's rights, and children's rights as well as to agreement on international goals regarding education, health and poverty eradication. Nepal has thus committed itself to m...
UNFPA, (2007)
People in Need (MEMBER OF ALLIANCES 2015) - Her Safety Assessment Report (November 2015) In July and August 2015, People in Need (PIN) conducted a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the target Village Development Committees (VDCs) where “Her Safety” is being implemented. Overall, 6701 women and girls across seven of the ten proje...
CFP-UNRCO, (2015)
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)
OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO GIRLS’ EDUCATION IN SOUTH ASIA The purpose of this study is to contribute to the achievement of education and gender-related goals of EFA and MDG in the South Asian countries by adhering to the framework of a rights-based approach; and to offer feasible policy options and/or tools...
UNICEF, (2006)
A PROFILE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN NEPAL:NEPAL MICS 2014 - FURTHER ANALYSIS REPORT ON ADOLESCENTS This further analysis report on adolescents uses data from the fifth round of the Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and sheds light on a number of key domains for adolescents in Nepal. The main purpose of this report is to highlight des...
UN, (2016)