News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (October 15-21)

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Repatriation of migrant workers: 1097 Nepali nationals were repatriated from various labour destination countries on October 14. Two bodies of the deceased were also brought back. As per CCMC, total number of repatriated migrant workers is 106,329 amidst the pandemic. Uncertain future of returnee women migrant workers: As per the …

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News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (October 8 -14)

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Covid-19 strikes Labour Migration Office: The smooth operation of government offices imparting services related foreign employment has halted after a few government officials tested positive for COVID-19. Indefinite suspension of all compensation-related services has impacted the families of the deceased or injured migrant workers. The services of issuing labour permit …

Gender and Social Inclusion (February 09 to 15, 2019)

News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion (October 1 – 7)

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Single women and disabled people deprived of social security allowance: Over 400,000 single women and disabled people be deprived of social security allowance because the Amendment Proposal to the Social Security Act 2018 faced widespread criticism and protests and has not passed through the budget session of the parliament. With …

News Digest (September 10-16, 2020)

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Gender & Social Inclusion (Human Rights & Migration) Mental Health impinged amidst pandemic: The nation-wide lockdown has severely impacted the patients receiving treatment for mental illness. Particularly, patients from small towns are having problem seeking treatment, having therapy sessions, and accessing medications. Medicines for mental illness are not easily available …

Girls in School

News Digest (August 27 – September 2, 2020)

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Gender, Social Inclusion, Human Rights, and Migration Pandemic amplifying gender inequality in education: Pandemic has reinforced the gender roles in Nepali households resulting in gender disparity in seeking education. The world bank has approximated that 111 million girls from the least developed countries have dropped out of schools since March. …

News Digest (July 30 – August 5, 2020)

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News Digest (July 30 – August 5, 2020) Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party (NCP): The152 members of the Central Working Committee of NCP demanded a meeting to settle the ongoing dispute within the party as soon as possible.[1] The members who submitted the written statement for the same are close …