71st CEDAW Session: Nepal Reiterates Commitment to Women Rights

In a step towards addressing issues concerning women rights in the country, Nepal voiced its concerns at the ongoing 71st Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against

Published: October 25, 2018
Chhaupadi – Nepal’s Deadly Menstruation Practice

Nepal has its roots immersed in ages-old traditional practices that passed generations and followed religiously by its people even today. ‘Chhaupadi’ is one such superstitious Nepali tradition that has plagued

Published: October 25, 2018
International Day of the Girl Child 2018: A Glance at Nepal

“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of.” – Bethany Hamilton On October 11, 2018, the world observed the 6th International Day of the

Published: October 12, 2018
Amid Growing Sexual Violence, Nepal Bans Online Pornography

In a move curbing gender-based violence and sexual assaults on women in the country, Nepal’s IT Ministry stepped up to strike its whip against various websites displaying obscene/unseen images or

Published: October 3, 2018
Nepal Ready to Amend Constitution for Girl Child Protection

Nepal Government is ready to amend the Constitution and laws for protection of girls, says Nepal’s Acting Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel. Pokhrel was speaking on the side-lines of the Second

Published: October 3, 2018
Nepal Women Gear up to Revive Quake-hit Nepal Ecosystem

Nepal maybe still recovering from the shock of the 2015 earthquake, but a section of its rural women are not willing to be spectators. Most of them have begun reconstructing

Published: September 28, 2018
Nepal Strengthens Fight Against Gender-Based Violence

In a bid to address the issues concerning gender-based violence in the country, Nepal is holding a three-day meeting, which began on September 18, 2018. The event is being organized

Published: September 19, 2018
#MeToo Campaign Voices Sex Trafficking Concerns

In a bold move bringing out the concerns of women subjected to trafficking, sex trafficking survivors from India have stepped up to participate in an innovative campaign that speaks their

Published: September 6, 2018
Women’s Equality Day in Nepal: Writing the Freedom of Tomorrow’s Women

The months between October 2015 and June 2016 saw some exceptional Nepali women rise to power – the President, the Speaker of the Parliament and the Chief Justice of the

Published: August 28, 2018
Aama Surakshya, Safe Haven for Nepal’s Expecting Mothers

In a major move addressing the concerns of millions of Nepali expectant mothers, Nepal’s Family Health Division is tackling the scenario of fatal child births through the Aama Surakshya program.

Published: July 18, 2018

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