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NRNA and UN Women to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
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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 Nepal agree to raise awareness and understanding of how the growing diaspora from Nepal can promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.Both UN Women and NRNA see the economic empowerment of women as essential to protecting their rights and strengthening their counterespionage and economic development.Societies are both more equitable and successful if women too are empowered with decent opportunities to participate, contribute and to lead in all sectors, including the corporate sector which can play a crucial role in ensuring finances are invested carefully to enhance gender equality and women’s rights.
NRNA will work with the corporate sector in Nepal to deepen effectiveness of financing for gender equality and women’s rights. It will act as a catalyst to influence investment in Nepal that will create equal opportunities for women.UN Women will provide technical expertise to advocate for gender responsive investments.And together they will work to raise the awareness among Nepal’s diaspora communities of the challenges many Nepali women migrant workers face and harness the knowledge and experience these women return home with.‘Nepal continues to show its commitments towards women’s empower

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NRNA, UNWOMEN ,   (2014 )
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Press Release in English
Keywords:
WOMAN RIGHT, EMPOWERMENT, SOCIAL POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT, FINANCING, TECHNOLOGICAL SUPPORT, COOPERATE COMMUNICATION, INVESTING, SOUND KNOWLEDGE, PATNERSHIP AGRE,EMPOWERMENT,WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT,WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE
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 UNWOMEN : Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
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14.01.00  -  Advancement Of Women
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