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International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination-March 21-Fighting Everyday Racism Accelerates Progress
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Fighting everyday racism is the theme chosen this year to commemorate the international day for the elimination of racial discrimination. nepal, this is a crucial day to reflect on the impact that racial discrimination has on the lives of all nepalese.an opportunity to commit to action to address and eliminate such hindering practices.Fighting racism and discrimination should not be seen as a campaign of charity but one of social justice that is needed for the economic and social progress of nepal, said UN resident Coordinator, discriminating any group of people ignores a critical mass of human potential and closes doors to development.nepal particularly affects members of the dalit and indigenous as well as refugees and other ethnic communities.nepal has international and domestic legal obligations to take action eliminate caste-based discrimination, said kahane. but today, we would like to focus on the issue of everyday racism and on how we can all take action to address what should be considered a great challenge to all nepalese,women and men, girls and boys, from all walks of life.

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INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, DISCRIMINATION, CRUCIAL, ELIMINATION, OPPPORTUNITY, SOCIAL JUSTICE, ECONOMIC PROGRESS, RESIDENT COORDINATORS, HUMAN POTENTIAL, DEVELOPMENT, LIFE OF REFUGEE, CONSIDERED
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14.02.01  -  Discrimination
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