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Roshani Giri

Roshani Giri is pursuing LLM degree at University of Cambridge.

The Bleak Legal Regime Addressing Plastic Pollution

Published On: December 29, 2021 06:30 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

Plastic pollution has touched every aspect of life on earth and has become a problem of the century along with climate change and biodiversity loss. Despite a large number of researches showing the impacts of plastic on marine life and also the amount of plastic humans consume due to contamination of food, the production and use/consumption of plastic largely remains unregulated.

Marriage is no license to rape

Published On: March 25, 2021 09:00 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

Sexual violence by intimate partner is largely unreported due to social stigma as well as the belief that forced sexual relation by a husband without the consent of the wife doesn’t constitute violence.

When women are not paid

Published On: January 5, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

Until and unless Nepali women are relieved of their burden of unpaid domestic works, gender equality in workforce will remain a mirage and the goal of women empowerment elusive.

Saving women from deaths

Published On: January 8, 2020 08:31 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

Every year over a quarter of a million pregnant women and girls lose their lives and another 10-15 million suffer permanent damages every day as a result of childbirth and pregnancy complications. Pregnancy is becoming one of the scariest and risky phases that a woman has to go through. Being pregnant should be a beautiful experience and not a matter of life and death. But for too many women around the world, it is. Nearly all of these deaths are preventable because they are a result of hemorrhages, sepsis, hypertensive disorders (particularly eclampsia), pro- longed or obstructed labor and unsafe abortions.

Reassessing BRI

Published On: October 15, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

The connectivity that BRI offers will open Nepal to the world market through different sea ports. Nepal then will no longer be a‘land-locked’country

Bill of flaws

Published On: July 29, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

For sure, Nepal needs some level of media regulation to check or at least control bad media practices and lack of discipline but proposed bill does not help

What’s wrong with Passport Bill?

Published On: June 27, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Roshani Giri

Problem with the Passport Bill is not with power of the executive to deny or cancel passport but with absence of clear grounds on which the executive can write for denial and cancellation