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Strengthening the Capacity of the National Human Rights Commission Project (SCNHRC)
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Despite some progress in recent years, the overall human rights situation in Nepal remains unsatisfactory and presents a serious challenge to long-term peace and security. Human rights violations such as extra judicial killings, abductions, torture, violence against women, caste-based discrimination, child labor and abuse of migrant workers are widespread and often go unaccounted. These challenges are further augmented by corruption, an unaccountable public service and obliviousness in the administration of justice. This state of affairs calls for increased support to the NHRC in effectively fulfilling its mandate to promote and protect human rights. The project aims to bridge this gap.
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UNDP, GoN ,   (2014 )
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Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM, CAPACITY BUILDING, EMPOWERMENT, HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT, HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION, HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING, HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS, PEACE, SOCIAL SECURITY, VIOLENCE, GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, DISCRIMINATION BASED ON WORK AND DESCENT, CHILD LABOUR, TRAINING PROGRAMMES, GENDER, GENDER MAINSTREAMING, SOCIAL INCLUSION, MASS MEDIA
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 UNDP : Social and Institutional Developoment
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02.05.00  -  Public Administration
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