CJ Shrestha advocates women’s role in judiciary to promote equal justice

Published On: March 22, 2024 05:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 22: Chief Justice Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha has said the presence of women justices in the judiciary will promote equal justice. 

In his inaugural address to the first national conference of women judges today, CJ Shrestha further said increasing participation of women judges in the conference would have far-reaching consequences. 

Women's presence is gradually increasing in the judiciary, he said, adding the number of women students in law education is also on the rise. 

The Constitution has enshrined the arrangement of proportional participation and the number of women justices would also gradually increase, the chief justice added. 

CJ Shrestha claimed that he had initiated reforms after assuming leadership at the apex court and would continue judicial reforms. 



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