United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Promoting Gender Equality in the Humanitarian Response
PDF File Size: 296 KB | Download   
Nepal is signatory to 23 human rights treaties and International human rights instruments. The legal framework in Nepal largely supports women’s rights and equality including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA), the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820. The Interim Constitution of Nepal 2007 states “no physical, mental or any forms of violence shall be inflicted to any women, and such an act shall be punishable by law”. Nepal is also a signatory of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which it ratified in 2010, showing that the Nepal government is committed to protect the rights of persons with disabilities. Similarly, the Government of Nepal passed the Senior Citizens Act in 2006 that promotes the protection and social security of older people. However, despite heightened awareness, policies, programmes and plans of action supporting the advancement of gender equality and social inclusion, discriminatory social norms and harmful practices continue in many parts of Nepal.

#Genderequality #HumanRights #HumanitarianResponse
UN, GoN ,   (2013 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Thematic Group:
 UN : International Peace and Security
14.02.01  -  Discrimination
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
1000  times viewed
14  times downloaded.
Feeder: ASHAPARIYAR , Editor: MALIKA THAPA , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Nepal Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Profile For Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction (Updated 31st August 2017)
Health Response to Gender-Based Violence Competency Based Training Package for Blended Learning and On-the-Job-Training
Statement of the Speech on the Occasion of World Population Day 2005 Ms. Junko Sazaki, Representative, UNFPA Nepal
Transforming Equality: UN Women in Eastern and Southern Africa
The Secretary General Message For International Women’s Day
UN Women-Annual Report (2013-2014)
Take a stand against gender-based violence - Youtube
Gender Equality Bulletin no. 1 - Response to the Nepal Earthquake (as of 21/05/2015)
Memorandum of Understandung Between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empoerment of Women and the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Nepal
Thematic Evaluation Joint Evaluation of Joint Programmes on Gender Equality in the United Nations System
United Nations Entity For Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Empowering Widows: An Overview of policies and programmes in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
UN WOMEN- Annual Report 2012-2013
Speak Up Stop Discrimination
Remarks by Jyoti Sanghera, Representative of OHCHR-Nepal On the Occasion of an Interaction on Equal Rights to Sexual Minorities: Right to Citizenship Certificate
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in Nepal
Equal Representation of Women Through the Lens of Leadership and Organizational Culture - Expert Group Meeting
Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
Mapping Progress on Women's Right in Nepal
Workforce Diversity in NGOs: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion status of NGOs in an Eastern Hill district. Issue
NRNA and UN Women to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
Sexual Harassment at the Workplace in Nepal
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
Women's Voice Enrich Nepali Public Life
महिला आवज सुन्नुपर्छ
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
GENDER EQUALITY UPDATE NO. 12 Nepal Flood Response 2017 UPDATE No. 12
UN Women Training Centre 2016 Catalogue
Value of a girl child
Gender Equality: Update No. 8
Understanding Women's Participation in Forestry in Nepal
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Guinea, Lebanon and Sudan — Research Series Summary
UN Women ASIA Pacific: Newsletter 3 (2015)
Falling Through the Net? Gender and Social Protection in the Pacific
Thematic Papers on the MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
April 2016 Orange Theme Day- 16 Days Activities of Violence Against Women
Parliament Support Project
Gender Equality - Update No. 5 ( 17th September 2015)
Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women November
महिला हिंसा विरुद्धको १६ दिने अभियान २०१३ कालागि संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघको विज्ञप्ति
NRNA and UN Women to promote gender equality and women's empowerment
Stop and Eliminate Sexual and Gender Based Violence against All Women and Girls in Nepal
World Survey On The Role Of Women In Development 2014, Gender Equality And Sustainable Development
Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation Of Peace in Nepal
Final Evaluation ILO/JAPAN ASIAN REGIONAL PROGRAM On the Expansion Of Employment Opportunities For women project (EEOW):Nepal Chapter
Decent work for Community Health Workers in South Asia: A Path to Gender Equality and Sustainable Development
UN Women Training Centre Annual Report 2015
Typology on Training for Gender Equality
Compendium of Good Practices in Training for Gender Equality
UN Joint Statement for International Women’s Day 2016 ‘Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality!’
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
Women's voices enrich Nepali public life
School Level Debate Competition
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Cooperation And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth
Discussion Paper Series on Women’s Political Leadership- Concept paper:Gender responsive Governance
UNICEF and Decentralization in Nepal
UN Women Nepal Strategic Note 2018-2022 [YouTube]
International Women’s Day 2016: ‘Building Back Better and Safer for Gender Equality
Gender Equality and Social Inclusive Independent Evaluation
विश्वव्यापी अनुगमनप्रतिवेदन २ ० १ १ सारसंक्षेप अदृश्य संकट सशस्त्र द्वन्द्व र शिक्षा
UN Joint Statement On International Women’s Day ‘Equality for Women is Progress For All
UNJP/NEP/069/PBF: Gender Responsive Recovery For Sustainable Peace (GRSSP)
Farhan Akhtar Announced As UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador For South Asia : 13th November 2014
Respect Court Order on equal rights to sexual minorities: OHCHR
महिला सांसद समुह, सांसद सचिवालय सिंहदरवारमा प्रस्तुत अन्मिनको वक्तव्य
Respect Court Order On Equal Rights To Sexual Minorities: OHCHR
Trade, Gender and the post -2015 Development Agenda
Gender Equality, Human Rights and Social Inclusion: A Common Framework for Action by the UN System in Nepal
Concerns about discrimination and the Citizenship Bill
NEITHER HEROINES NOR VICTIMS : Women Migrant Workers and Changing Family and Community Relations in Nepal
74th UN Day 2019
Mapping Progress in Women's Right in Nepal
धनुषा र महोत्तरी जिल्लाहरूमा मधेसी दलित महिलाहरूमाथि हुने हिंसा
Compilation of Women’s Groups and Other Civil Society Responses to the Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Trade Liberalization, Social Policy Development and Labour Market Outcomes of Chinese Women and Men in the Decade After China’s Accession to the World Trade Organization
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Free and Equal- UN in Nepal for LGBTIQ Equality.
Joined Op-ed: Time is now #Press for Progress
Women at Work
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
Kathmandu Earthquake Response: Inter-cluster Gender Task Force - Draft Terms of Reference
Ian Martin Special Representative of The Secretary-General in Nepal Statement To The Press On The Occasion Of International Women’s Day
Measuring Gender Equality in Education: a Micro-Study of Learning Environment at Home and School: Through the Perspective of Gender Equality
The Gender Dimensions of Pension Systems: Policies and Constraints for the Protection of Older Women
Why Macroeconomic Policy Matters for Gender Equality
100 result(s) found.