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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)
Gender Equality - Update No. 5 ( 17th September 2015) The Inter-Cluster Gender Working Group is supporting the integration of Gender Equality to the ongoing transition process with the view to identifying priorities going into the recovery and reconstruction phase of the response. The Gender Equality an...
UNWOMEN, UNOCHA, (2015)
Progress of Women in Nepal (1995-2015) SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY : NON- NEGOTIABLE Twenty years has passed since UN member countries and civil society activists gathered in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women, which conducted with the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA). This year, in 201...
Gov of Nepal, UN Women Nepal, (2015)
शिक्षामा सामाजिक लिगं (जेण्डर)सम्बन्धि खोज एवं बुझाइ शिक्षाकर्मी तथा लैगिक केन्द्रविन्दुहरुकालागि गुणात्मक​ अनुसन्धानको हाते पुस्तक​ सामाजिक लिगं अर्थात​ जेण्डर भन्नाले कुनै समुह​ वा समुदायभित्र महिला तथा पुरुषको पारम्परिक सामाजिक भुमिका र जिम्मवारी भन्ने बुझिन्छ। उदाहरणका लागि," लोग्नमानिसहरु कमाउन(आयआर्जक)व्यक्तिहरु हुन्" र "स्वास्नीमानिसहरु बालबच्चाका स्याहार गर्ने व्यक्ति हुन...
UNESCO, (2005)
United Nations Entity For Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Created in July 2010, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) promotes gender equality not just as an inalienable human right but as a central tenet of social, economic and cultural development. It provid...
UNAIDS, UN WOMEN, (2015)
Gender Responsive Recovery for Sustainable Peace (GRRSP) Gender Responsive Recovery for Sustainable Peace (GRRSP), a joint project of UN Women, ILO and FAO, has been developed to strengthen the implementation of national commitments to women’s empowerment and gender equality in the context of Nepal’s peac...
ILO, (2015)
A Nepali SRHR advocate born with HIV Mala Neupane of Nepal has been an HIV positive since birth. She advocates for integration of HIV services with sexual and reproductive health and also promotes comprehensive sexuality education in whatever manner she can. In this video, she talks abo...
UNFPA, (2019)
Adolescent pregnancy Many girls are waiting to claim their power and fulfil their potential. Let’s help them exercise their rights and realize their aspirations. Let’s invest in their health, education, skills and leadership. This video on adolescent pregnancy and the im...
UNFPA, (2019)
What do we march for? Voices from Nepal telling what they march for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, where 179 governments, including Nepal, adopted a landmark...
UNFPA, (2019)
UN Statement for 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women 2013 A nation cannot prosper, cannot reach its full potential unless girls and women are empowered economically, politically and are free from any kind of violence. The United Nations Secretary-General at the General Assembly stated that: 'empowerment an...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women Empowered women contribute to the health and productivity of whole families and communities and to improved prospects for the next generation. Therefore, it is very critical to empower and capacitate women in general and poor women from the discrimin...
UNFPA, (2007)
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women The Committee appreciates that the State party submitted its combined fourth and fifth periodic reports. It also appreciates the State party’s written replies to the list of issues and questions raised by the pre-session working group of the Committe...
UN, (2014)
Gender Equality- Update No.3 In order to implement and disseminate the Common Charter of Demands by Women’s Groups, a Core Group has been formed consisting of representatives of eight women’s organisations. The issues of the Common Charter were shared and discussed in a CSO cons...
UNWOMEN, UNOCHA, (2015)
Thematic Papers on the MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women Global agreement to include this goal was a very positive development and signalled a recognition by member states that gender inequality not only decreases the likelihood of achieving the other goals, but also that advancing gender equality and wome...
UN, (2010)
Empowering Widows: An Overview of policies and programmes in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to desig...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Memorandum of Understandung Between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empoerment of Women and the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Nepal This Memorandum on Understanding (MOU)is entered into by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN women), and the Non Resident Nepali Association (hereinafter "NRNA"). UN women and NRNA are hereinafter jointly re...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
NRNA and UN Women to promote gender equality and women's empowerment On August 5, 2014, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and UN Women to promote the rights and interests of Nepali women residing outside and within Nepal. Through the MoU, NRNA and UN Women Nepa...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
Roster of Gender Specialist in Nepal 1 Common Country Assessment; Data and Statistics; Economic Empowerment; Education; Environment; Evaluations; Gender mainstreaming; Gender Responsive Budgeting(GRB); Health, Sexuality and HIV/AIDs; Human Rights and Law; Media; Migration; National Develo...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Press Brief On UN Women, The UN Entity For Gender Equality And The Empowerment Of Women The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women will be operational from 1st January 2011. The UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 July 2010 to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls...
UNWOMEN, (2010)
Policy Brief: Gender-Sensitive Remittances and Asset-Building in the Philippines Based on the research paper on Gender-Sensitive Remittances and Asset-Building in the Philippines, this policy brief aims to present a set of gender-sensitive policy recommendations and good practices for empowerment of Filipino women migrant workers...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2005 UNHCR's main objectives in Nepal were to support the Government in identifying and implementing durable solutions for Bhutanese refugees, with a focus on re-registration of camp populations, resettlement of refugees and issuance of basic documents; p...
UNHCR, (2005)
A Study on Gender Responsive Budgeting Gender equality is one of the dimensions and an integral part of the social justice,inclusion and social rights.Gender main streaming and empowerment through equality measures are fundamental strategies for ensuring gender equality in every aspect of...
MOE-UNESCO-UNICEF, (2010)
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)
Women's Political Participation at the Sub-national Level in Nepal Over the last two decades, Nepal has undergone monumental political change, culminating in the Constitutional Assembly elections in May 2008. The changes have been driven by popular mobilisation, most notably the popular mass movement of April 2006 –...
UNWOMEN, NIBR, (2012)
UN WOMEN and the Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seek to change the course of the 21st century, addressing key challenges such as poverty, inequality, and violence against women. Women empowerment is a pre-condition for this.Women have a critical role to pl...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Message for International Women’s Day, 2014:Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Today we join the people of the world in celebration of the progress made for women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality. We also acknowledge that progress has been slow, uneven and in some cases women girls face new and more complex cha...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN WOMEN- Annual Report 2012-2013 UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of Women. a global champion for Women and girls, UN Women Was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs Worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States a...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
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)
Review of Maternal Health Policies/Strategies from a Reproductive Rights Perspective #MaternalHealth #MaternalHealthPolicies #Reproductive Rights #WomenRights There is a strong consensus among health experts regarding effective interventions to address maternal mortality, these are generally easy to reach and are even cost- effective. Yet many women living in the eleven countries selected for the review do...
UNFPA, (2010)
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)
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)
NRNA and UN Women to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment On August 5, 2014,a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and UN Women to promote the rights and interests of Nepali women residing outside and within Nepal. Through the Moe, NRNA and UN Women ...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Women and excluded groups are disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of disaster risk. In developing countries such as Nepal, the death ratio can reach 4 women to every man when a disaster strikes. In most cases, the needs and responsibilities ...
UNDP, GoN, (2012)
A Transformative Stand-Alone Goal on Achieving Gender Equality, Women's Rights And Women's Empowerment: Imperatives And Key Components As a set of time-bound targets, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a critical role in mobilizing integrated international action on global poverty issues. Inequality and discrimination based on gender is an impediment to the achievem...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Farhan Akhtar Announced As UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador For South Asia : 13th November 2014 UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, today announced the appointment of actor-film maker-singer Farhan Akhtar as its South Asia Goodwill Ambassador. Farhan is the first man to be chosen as a ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Preparedness and Response in Nepal: A Resource Guide he resource guide sets out responsibilities for collective coordination under the leadership of the Nepal UNCT/HCT to ensure that human rights of women, girls, boys and men across different backgrounds are equally promoted and protected, and their di...
UNOCHA, UNWOMEN, IASC ,GENCAP, (2016)
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)
Women's Empowerment and Spousal Violence in Relation to Health Outcomes in Nepal - Further Analysis of the 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey Empowering women and addressing gender-based discrimination are key elements of the development agenda of the Nepal government and integral to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Spousal violence is one of forms of gender-based violenc...
USAID, UKAID, GoN, UNFPA, (2013)
Thematic Evaluation Joint Evaluation of Joint Programmes on Gender Equality in the United Nations System In July 1997, the Secretary-General of the United Nations launched a reform agenda to create a more effective and efficient United Nations.1 This led to the creation of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), whose aim is to coordinate, harmoniz...
UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWOMEN, MDG-F, (2013)
Restoring Dignity: Programming in Refugee Camp Settings - Jordan The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) supports the empowerment of female Syrian refugees living in Jordan. This is done through a safe space model, which UN Women has been operating in Zaatari refugee c...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Research Brief — Guinea This brief is one in a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) – a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society organizations around the world...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Research Brief — Sudan This brief is one in a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) – a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society organizations around the world...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Gender Based Violence (GDV) Gender-based violence occurs as a result of the normative role expectations associated with each gender, along with the unequal power relationships between genders, within the context of a specific society. Domestic violence, marital rape, dowry-rela...
UNFPA, (2016)
OHCHR-Nepal and the National Women's Commission Identify Further Collaboration Activities Women’s rights are increasingly under attack in Nepal through rape, witchhunt, dowry, and other forms of gender-based violence. Domestic violence and discrimination against women continue to be deeply entrenched. In this context, OHCHR-Nepal, and Nat...
OHCHR, (2009)
Promoting Women’s Human Rights Compliant Justice Delivery CEDAW is one of only two international human rights treaties that has been ratified by all countries in Southeast Asia, attesting to its importance in the region. The judiciary is an important mechanism for ensuring CEDAW implementation: however, int...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
NEPAL COMMUNITY FEEDBACK REPORT - Issue: Protection (June 2017) In April 2017 the Inter-Agency Common Feedback Project (CFP) completed 2100 Community Perception Surveys at the household level with community members randomly selected from throughout the 14 priority earthquake affected districts on protection rela...
CFP-UNRCO, (2017)
INTER AGENCY COMMON FEEDBACK PROJECT - Focus Group Discussion Report (August 2017) In late November – December 2016 the Common Feedback Project (CFP) held a series of 23 focus group discussions in November, with earthquake affected communities across seven of the 14 priority affected districts: Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dhading, Gorkha, Ram...
CFP-UNRCO, (2017)