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NDC-OHCHR-Nepal launch observation on the Untouchability Bill
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On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, the National Dalit Commission of Nepal (NDC) and the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) released today an analysis of the draft Caste-based Discrimination and Untouchability Crime Elimination and Punishment Act, entitled, "NDC and OHCHR-Nepal Observations on the Untouchability Bill". With this document, the NDC and OHCHR-Nepal, make an assessment of the draft bill and offer a set of recommendations to the Legislative-Parliament and other
relevant actors to ensure consistency of the proposed bill with national and
international human rights standards.
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NDC, GoN, OHCHR ,   (2010 )
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Press Release in English
Keywords:
UNTOUCHABILITY, DISCRIMINATION, CRIME ELIMINATION, HUMAN SECURITY, HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION, VICTIMS, CASTE BASED DISCRIMINATION, VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, NON DISCRIMINATION, EQUALITY
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.05.03  -  Social Development
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