The month of March ended without a single bill being endorsed in the Parliament and without any general discussion on the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Rana as PM Sher Bahadur Deuba administration decided to prorogue the winter session of the parliament. Consequently, Ordinances to tackle crime against women which were brought before the house for the second time on … [Read more...] about March Analysis: Human Rights and Gender and Social Inclusion
Gender & Social Inclusion
The Supreme Court, last month, issued a directive to the Government of Nepal and Federal parliament to implement the rights of the Dalit community with necessary legal arrangements and policy guidelines in accordance with the Constitution of Nepal, 2015. Official data released by the District Police Office, Mahottari for the past six months stipulates that domestic violence is … [Read more...] about February Analysis: Human Rights, Gender and Social Inclusion
On March 8 2022, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand took an initiative to forge a consensus on the bill relating to the amendment of Nepal Citizenship Act, 2006 . On the occasion, Home Minister Khand stated that the government has been taking initiative to enact the amendment. On 23rd May 2021, President Bidya Bhandari issued Nepali Citizenship (first amendment) … [Read more...] about Citizenship Ordinance, 2021: A Matter of Political Will?
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) held discussions with former chief election commissioners, former commissioners and civil society representatives with an aim to monitor the local level elections on 12 April 2022. The parties in the discussion encouraged the commission to review the existing election law from a human rights perspective and suggest … [Read more...] about The Human Rights Commission to Monitor the Local Level Election
In the front of Human rights, gender and social inclusion, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Health Ministry came up with strategies to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as the cases started escalating in the country. The provision of mandatory vaccine card was introduced to avail the government services. However, it was observed that this provision further restricts the … [Read more...] about January Analysis: Human Rights, Gender and Social Inclusion