GoN Institutional Mechanisms for GESI

News Digest May 8-14, 2019

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Contents Government and the Ruling Party Policy, Programs and Budget Home Affairs UN Leadership Nepal Communist Party Opposition Politics Nepali Congress Samajbadi Party RJP-N Rastriya Prajatantra Party Biplab Security and Strategic Affairs Citizenship Nepal’s One China Policy Networking Business Press Freedom Natural Disasters Gender Based Violence, Discrimination, Social Inclusion Sexual …

Nepali Women Abroad

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Effective policies should be created to make life easier for women migrant workers. Foreign labour migration opened up in Nepal largely due to globalisation and economic liberalisation. It has increased severalfold in the past few years because of political instability, unemployment and lack of knowledge of alternative livelihoods. According to …

Two Third Majority

News Digest May 1-7, 2019

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Government and the Ruling Party Employees Adjustment Process The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) announced the completion of the civil servants’ adjustment process in all three tiers of the government. Nevertheless, about 10,000 civil servants in health and other sectors are not satisfied and have registered complaints.[1] …

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Traditional Women Entrepreneurs – Carving an Identity of their Own

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Government of Nepal and several I/NGOS are working in several part of the country for women empowerment. Many women entrepreneurs are thus emerging to stand financially independent. The newly emerged and established women entrepreneurs come to the fore while traditional women entrepreneurs get overshadowed. Traditional women entrepreneurs run their small …

Two Third Majority

Power and Exclusion

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Exclusion and categorical inequality have persisted in Nepal despite attempts at inclusive reforms after the 2006 regime change (Mallik, 2013; GoN & UNDP, 2014). Human Development Index as well as levels of income show a clear association between inequality and collective identity based on caste and ethnicity (GoN & UNDP, …

Upsurge in Violence

Upsurge in Violence

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Despite of formation of various policies and existence of constitutional bodies for women, children and marginalized groups, the violence, discrimination and harassment against them have been surging up. Also, there are quite a large number of international and non-governmental organizations conducting awareness programs, particularly aiming these particular groups’ issues. INSEC’s …

Deprived Tarai Madhesh Women

Deprived Tarai Madhesh Women

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Tarai Madhesh women are considered as most vulnerable group of Nepal because of very low level of socio economic status. Health, education, access to land and property, employment political representation determines the status of individual or groups1. Studies carried out on status of women on basis of development indicators finds …