News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (January 7 – January 13, 2021)

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Honour killing: A 15-year-girl old was burnt alive by her mother in Parsa district on November 14, 2020 because the daughter had an affair with a lower caste guy. The police instituted a case against the mother at Parsa District Court. Recognition of good recruiting agencies: International Manpower (IMR), a …

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News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (December 17 – December 23, 2020)

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Safe motherhood: The government has brought new regulation for safe motherhood and reproduction health rights ensuring safe, affordable, quality and easily accessible maternity health services. Maternity and emergency maternity services will be provided 24 hours and without any charges under the new regulation. Every individual is entitled to gain information …

Girls in School

News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (December 10 – December 16, 2020)

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Pervasive violation of rights: According to the report of Asian Human Rights Commission, government had been infringing various human rights and depriving victims from receiving justice using COVID crisis as an excuse. There are substantial evidences of stifling of free speech in the past several months. The number of custodial …

Babita Marik's son peeps through the bamboo wall. Bamboos are essential part of Mariks' lives.

News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (December 3 – December 9, 2020)

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Inadequate commissioners in National Women’s Commission: Since 2017, National Women’s Commission is without officers including chairperson. However, the hotline services inducted in 2017 to record complaints against violence against women are working smoothly as claimed by the commission. Soaring child mortality rate: In the migrating cluster of Bajura district, a …

News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (November 26 – December 2)

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Dead body of Dalit man recovered: Police recovered dead body of a Dalit man from Mithuawa village in Rautahat on November 30. Police suspect the deceased was beaten to death. The body was sent to the hospital immediately for post-mortem. Further probe is on-going. Data collection of returnee migrant workers: …

COVID-19 and people

Women’s Safety amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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September Analysis The effect of the global pandemic does not discriminate between any class, caste, gender, or age. However, the vulnerable group endures its impact differently in the social sphere. The implications of COVID-19 go beyond the health of an individual and include economic, social, mental implications as well. The …