President Bhandari calls for more work on gender equality

Published On: March 8, 2020 12:05 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended hearty best wishes to all sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the 110th International Women's Day.

In a message today, she has said that all sides need to be proactive in realizing the national goal of ending violence, discrimination, and inequality for socio-economic transformation in the lives of women.

Stating that the Constitution of Nepal has made some important provision to guarantee gender equality, which has helped minimize violence and discrimination against women, the President has wished that this day inspires the new and old generation rights activities to work more for gender equality.

"The Government of Nepal is moving ahead with a policy, mechanism, and action plan to attain the sustainable development goals including maintaining gender equality, maintain peace and access to justice," the President has said in the message.

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