KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
Women are facing disproportionately high risks to their livelihoods and health from climate change, as well as associ
The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of
Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th
Women Constituent Assembly (CA) members underlined the need to specify constitutional provision in the new constituti
Tibetan Women's Association (TWA), the largest women's organisation in exile submitted a report on the treatment of T
When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud.
Advocacy Forum, an NGO working for human rights, today called on the government to exercise due diligence to prevent
Former Prime Minister and senior leader of CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has stressed that the new constitution should g
Efforts to free thousands of enslaved girls in Nepal and get them into school need more funding and less government b
The UK Home Office Minister with responsibility for equality, Lynne Featherstone, is scheduled to arrive in the Capit
Even with regards to the capabilities of Nepali working women, many of them have apparently found that their capabili
Hundreds of Nepalese women who emigrate to Arab countries in search of better jobs and wages, are unaccounted for.
Human trafficking and rehabilitation of the rescued have emerged as major concerns for the state government.
Had help not arrived on time, eight Nepali women would have fallen prey to traffickers, who were plotting to send the
After two years of intense wrangling and political deadlock, the extended deadline for passing Nepal's new constituti
The campaign made them bear the brunt of a government ban on demonstrations around parliament announced on Tuesday, a
With just four days left before a potential constitutional meltdown, Nepal's communist-Maoist government Tuesday clam
Security forces used brute force to break up a peaceful demonstration by women in front of Nepal's parliament buildin
One woman is leading the fight against the scourge of child sexual slavery, writes Courtney Trenwith.
Women Constituent Assembly Members' Group and Joint Women Struggle Coordination Committee have warned of obstructing
Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been ho
The Amnesty International (AI), in its annual report for 2010, said progress made by Nepal in upholding human rights
Women lawmakers and four other members of parliament from marginalized and dalit communities obstructed the parliamen
Three years ago, when Indra Bahadur Sinjali of Nawalparasi returned after a weeklong trip to Baglung, daughter Lok Ma
She gave voice to the voiceless -- women, lower castes, the exploited -- when the entire country cowered to Rana rule
Over the past three decades, gender-based violence as a form of discrimination against women has become increasingly
Gradually, but certainly Nepali Congress (NC) is intensifying internal discussions on how to get the peace process mo
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a film documenting how the hopes and dreams of women, in
Despite its political and financial stability, India lags behind all other South Asian countries in making laws to pr
Women lawmakers have expressed dissatisfaction over their limited role in the Constituent Assembly.
The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged
The Second National Women Social Forum has demanded timely promulgation of the constitution to ensure a women-friendl
While it's been common for women to be fighting for gender equality and to be advocating for change in Nepal's patria
Nepali women migrant workers (WMWs) are more vulnerable to overseas job-related risks than men because of their poor
Chairperson of National Women Commission (NWC) Naina Kala Thapa said it is necessary to promulgate the new Constituti
Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.
As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi
The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an
Nepal launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security internationally
With a view to achieving sustainable peace and establishing a just society by ensuring participation of women at all
The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on Thursday formally launched a set of national action plans in line with th
Seven years after the arrest and killing of Maina Sunuwar, the government of Nepal should take immediate steps, with