KATHMANDU, March 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for everyone to be committed to ensuring the rights of women guaranteed by the constitution. He has also assured everyone that the government would do the needful to eradicate incidents of gender discrimination and violence against women.
KATHMANDU, March 8: The All Nepal National Free Students’ Union (ANNFSU), the student wing close to Oli-led faction of erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP), on Monday organized a program at Maitighar Mandala in the capital to observe the International Women's Day.
KATHMANDU, March 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government of Nepal has brought into implementation the 'National Strategy and Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence and Gender Empowerment' so as to empathically address the issues related to violence against women.
It is impossible in all probability to find a woman who has not been sexually harassed online even once, but try finding one who had sought legal recourse for it under the Digital Security Act, and one would realise it is quite akin to finding a needle in a haystack.
As we celebrate the International Women's Day today, there is a lot to reflect where and how the world, including Nepal, is failing to treat women with respect and why the biases and injustice happening to half of the world's population must be done away with, once and for all.
KATHMANDU, March 7: Climbing the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest, is a daring task. Very few however brave the adventurous journey, reach atop the Everest. Together, the tribulation of climbing for many is a strong caveat to quit ambition.
KATHMANDU, March 9: On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019, the United Nations Nepal and the British Council jointly organized The Trailblazers - a photo exhibition about women in Nepal who defied gender stereotypes by excelling in areas traditionally not occupied by women.
MOSCOW, March 8: When a Russian army recruitment office ordered a photoshoot to celebrate International Women’s Day, it didn’t feature any of the 45,000 women currently serving in the country’s armed forces.
KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen has urged for cooperation from all quarters including stakeholders, NGOs, INGOs, civil society and media to observe the 109th International Women's Day (IWD) throughout the country with enthusiasm. IWD falls on March 8.