Thematic AreasGender & Social Inclusion


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

    October 22, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    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 new report, 76% of ...

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

    October 15, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    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 was also suspended, ...

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

    October 8, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    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 Dashain at the ...

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  • News Digest – Gender & Social Inclusion September 24 – 30

    October 1, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Monsoon induced disaster toll nears 450: A total of 440 people have been killed and more than 100 missing with 745 people injured due to the monsoon induced disaster across the nation. The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that the damage is expected to increase as the monsoon is still active. Bagmati Pradesh ...

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  • News Digest: September 17-23, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Gender & Social Inclusion (Human Rights & Migration) The severity of Covid-19 on maternity health: The Maternity health has suffered the most during the pandemic. In two months, Banke district reported seven maternity mortality cases. District Health Office states that the causes of deaths are irregular and lack of proper on-time treatments during pregnancy ...

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  • News Digest (September 10-16, 2020)

    September 16, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    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 in the medical stores ...

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  • News Digest (September 3-9, 2020)

    September 10, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Gender and Social Inclusion Denial of health Service to a pregnant woman resulted in death: Despite the directive of Chief District officer of Morang to provide health services and admit patients of all kinds, a  23-year-old pregnant woman lost her life due to treatment being denied to her. She was taken to six reputed ...

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  • News Digest (August 27 – September 2, 2020)

    September 3, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    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. The report by UNESCO ...

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  • News Digest (August 20 – August 26, 2020)

    August 26, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Gender, Social Inclusion, Human Rights, and Migration Food scarcity in Bajura: Bajura district is facing a massive food crisis since Kolti and Kawadi warehouses exhausted its rice stock. Sanphe-Martadi road section along with floods and landslides in the local roads has brought the supply to a standstill. Locals claimed that the food shortage has ...

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  • News Digest (July 30 – August 5, 2020)

    August 5, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    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. The members who submitted the written statement for the same are close to the Nepal-Dahal faction of the ...

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