Booklet reveals the causes of the non-implementation of the court decisions

Kathmandu 31 May, 2017 Justice and Rights Institute-Nepal (JuRI-Nepal) in collaboration with the Women Committee  of the Supreme Court Bar Association has recently published a booklet titled, “Laingik Nyaya Sambandhi Faisala Karyanwayan ko Nigarani” – A Look into the Implementation Status of the Verdicts in relation to Gender Justice. Despite the tremendous efforts exerted by the Judgment Execution Directorate under the Supreme Court of Nepal and other agencies, the Court Verdicts mostly the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) with respect to gender justice remains unimplemented for long. In view of the facts, this publication with the six different articles authored by the we...
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District-based Lawyers develop common action plan

    Dharan 2 April, 2017   Hon'ble Arjun Kumar Koirala, District Judge at the  District Court, Sunsari vowed to ensure legal aid service at their doorstop and requested local stakeholders to enhance their role and responsibilities in order to promote access to justice for all. He was speaking at the closing session of a three days training on "Access to Justice through strategic Litigation and Legal Aid service". The training was jointly organized by JuRI-Nepal in collaboration with Nepal Bar Association, Sunsari chapter. It was focused on to develop a common action plan for the promotion of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) and support to enhance women a...
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Advertisement Council likely to set up soon

Kathmandu 24 March, 2017   The Ministry of Information and Communication is likely to establish Advertisement Council in order to monitor and regulate advertisements from gender lens. Bigya Bhandari from the Ministry stated that the government will soon initiate drafting a specific law in order to regulate advertisements appeared in media outlets from gender perspective.  She was speaking at an event – Judgment Watch Forum jointly organized by JuRI-Nepal and the Women Cell of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Nepal, Sancharika Samuha and IHRICON. JuRI- Nepal under the Access to Justice Project in partnership with the Governance Facility continues to organize Judgme...
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Advocacy letter submitted to Nepal Law Commission on 16 May 2017

Kathmandu 16 May, 2017 Representing the voices of marginalized farmers of Naram village, Nawalparasi district, JuRI-Nepal and MADE-Nepal jointly call on the Nepal Law Commission to incorporate provisions entrusting Local, Provincial and Central government with the obligations to declare organic production zone, adopt adequate measures towards promoting organic farming, marketing of organic agro-products and protecting rights of the farmers tirelessly toiling in organic farming. Law Commission Letter
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National Network for the ESCR Rights formed

Kathmandu 26 March, 2017   Nepal’s Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working in the field of economic, social and cultural rights, for the first time, has formed a National Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.  The CSOs also confirmed that the deep-rooted discrimination, exclusion and the denial of ESCR rights was one of the key causes of the decade long conflict in Nepal. It is crucial to timely address the pending economic, social and cultural rights related problems for the lasting peace. Press statement in Nepali  
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