Gender, Social Inclusion & Human Rights




Stateless Refugee in Nepal

Date: 2022-07-11 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

On June 27 and July 4, demonstrations and protests were held by the urban refugee communities in fro...

Citizenship Ordinance, 2021: A Matter of...

Date: 2022-03-15 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

On March 8 2022, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand took an initiative to forge a consensus on the bill...

The Human Rights Commission to Monitor t...

Date: 2022-03-09 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) held discussions with former chief election commissioner...

Nepal Completes 12th Census Enumeration...

Date: 2021-12-08 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

Nepal conducted its 12th National Census from November 11 to 25 2021. First census after the country...

Political Intervention – A Solution to J...

Date: 2021-11-01 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana got into a heated controversy after he allegedly demanded a sh...

News Digest: Human Rights, Gender & Soci...

Date: 2022-02-15 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

The Chief Justice, as presiding officer of the Court is responsible for administration of justice an...

News Digest: Human Rights, Gender and So...

Date: 2022-02-02 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Indrajit Safi, president of the Citizenship-less Nepalis Struggle Committee claimed that there is a...

News Digest: Human Rights, Gender and So...

Date: 2022-02-02 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

The National Human Rights Commission has asked the government not to deprive anyone of service if th...

News Digest: Human Rights, Gender and So...

Date: 2022-01-20 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

The international human rights body annual report states that the many human rights situation in Nep...

News Digest: Human Rights, Gender & Soci...

Date: 2022-01-14 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

On 10 January, stateless Nepali Citizens staged a sit-in protest at Maitighar, Mandala demanding the...

December 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Bhumika Shah

Nepal appoints its very first female foreign Secretary, Sewa Lamsal paving a route for  involve...

October 2023 Analysis: Gender and Social...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Bhumika Shah

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited Nepal in October 2023 and urged the country to adopt a...

November 2023 Analysis: Gender & Social...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Bhumika Shah

Nepal made history as the first South Asian country to register same sex marriage. Ruksana Kapali, a...

September 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Events of the past month has demonstrated that significant progress has been made in transitional ju...

August 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Inc...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led coalition rejected the recommendation of the National Human Ri...

July 2023 Analysis: Gender, Human Rights...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The Election Commission of Nepal proposed a new amendment to limit candidates to two terms under the...

June 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Being the month of Pride, Nepalis also went ahead to celebrate at the Pride Parade in Kathmandu. Peo...

May 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclus...

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of May was sparked by controversy when Resham Chaudhary and 19 others were granted preside...

April 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The Government of Nepal has released its Common Minimum Programme, which prioritizes the peace proce...

March 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Protest against loan sharking by victims from varied southern districts cause stir in the Valley.&nb...

February 2023 Analysis - Gender, Social...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of February also saw some controversial rulings by both the Supreme Court as well as the P...

January 2023 Analysis: Gender & Social I...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The citizenship issue brought forth by Rabi Lamichhane’s negligence to acquire a new citizenship upo...

December 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

All seven political parties (Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN Maoist, CPN Unified Socialist, Rastriya S...

November 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

A total of eight women candidates won through First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) in the House of Representat...

October 2022 Analysis: Gender and Social...

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The federal and provincial election of 2079 has highlighted the lack of nomination of women and marg...

September 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social...

Date: 2022-10-21 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of September saw the Citizenship 2006 Amendment Bill being rejected for the second time by...

August 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inc...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of August saw the much contentious Citizenship Act 2006 Amendment Bill yet again delayed a...

July 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2022-10-18 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of July saw the amendment to Citizenship Act 2006, allowing thousands of Nepali individual...

June 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

Nepal held its first Pride parade on June 29 2019 in celebration of diversity in gender and sexualit...

May 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclus...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

Series of videos went viral in social media where an aspiring model claimed she was drugged and rape...

April 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The electoral alliance has also become the subject matter of controversy as alliance politics could...

March 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2022-04-13 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The month of March ended without a single bill being endorsed in the Parliament and without any gene...

February 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2022-04-12 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The Supreme Court, last month, issued a directive to the Government of Nepal and Federal parliament...

January 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social In...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

In the front of Human rights, gender and social inclusion, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Health M...

2021 Annual Analysis: Human Rights, Gend...

Date: 2022-02-09 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The year witnessed a series of protests against the government for misusing state machinery, possibl...

November 2021 Analysis: Human Rights, Ge...

Date: 2021-12-15 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

Nepal conducted its 12th National Census from 11 to 25 November 2021 after the promulgation of the C...

October 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social In...

Date: 2021-11-17 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The month of October saw cabinet expansion, where, out of twenty-three ministers; six ministerial se...

September 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social...

Date: 2021-10-29 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

This month saw discontentment regarding the expiry of an important ordinance on punishment for gende...

August 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social Inc...

Date: 2021-09-21 | Posted by: Lazana Desar

The COVID crisis has significantly impacted the education system in Nepal. The government has impose...

July 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2021-08-18 | Posted by: Lazana Desar

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the prospects of many social, economic and political sectors. Am...

June 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2021-07-14 | Posted by: Lazana Desar

According to the reports maintained by Nepal Police, the cases of violence against women, children a...

Transitional Justice Lessons for Nepal

Date: 2022-12-18 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Nepal’s transitional justice process awaits a logical end. Neither the government nor the major poli...