CSO offers policy recommendations on the right to compulsory and free education

May 13, 2020, Kathmandu Justice and Rights Institute -Nepal (JuRI - Nepal) along with twenty - six ESCR Network organizations and IM Swedish Development partner has submitted a set of policy recommendations on the right to compulsory and free education to the Minister of Education, Science, and Technology, Hon'ble Girirajmani Pokharel) and Chair of Parliamentary Committee on Education and Health, and Hon'ble Jayapuri Gharti. A set of policy recommendations, following a rigorous research, and policy discussions among the relevant stakeholders, highlights implementation of rights to compulsory, and free education enshrined in the Compulsory, and Free Education Act 2075, and other legal f...
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Amend Compulsory and Free Education Act-2075: Civil Society

May 13, 2020, Kathmandu Justice and Rights Institute -Nepal (JuRI-Nepal) in solidarity with twenty-six partner organizations, has urged to the Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Honorable Giriraj Mani Pokharel and chairperson of Education and Health Committee of House of Represenatives Honorable Jaipuri Gharti to look into the policy recommendations on the implementation of the right to free, and compulsory education and swiftly initiate amendment of the Compulsory, and Free Education Act 2075, and ensure effective implementation. The CSOs affiliated with the National Network for ESCR, in a memorandum submitted to the Minister Pokharel and chairperson Gharti says: "It has ...
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Coronavirus resource booklet releases

June 15, 2020, Kathmandu A coronavirus resource booklet covering coronavirus control mechanism, prevention, and protection measures has been released by JuRI Nepal and partners. The resource book sheds light on the government work plan, and directive in coping with coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of pandemic, people can hardly have access to adequate information about the government's initiatives in dealing with the crisis. The resource book with four chapters focuses on context, COVID-19 related health services standards, including health service operation guideline, quarantine operation, relief packages government's approach to address special needs of the persons with disabilitie...
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COVID19: An urgent appeal to the Chief Minister

June 04, 2020, Butwal The Province level ESCR Network including some other human rights alliances, calling on the Provincial Government-5 to promptly respond to the coronavirus pandemic, has submitted a joint appeal to the Honorable Chief Minister, Shankar Pokharel to swiftly respond COVID19 with a new budget. The number of confirmed cases continues to rise at alarming rates in Nepal. The Ministry of Health and Population as of June 13, has recorded a total of 5335 cases of COVID19. In a joint appeal, the ESCR network and 15 human rights organizations based in the Province-5, urged the Chief Minister to ensure access to health services for all, and address food insecurity especially fo...
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An urgent appeal to GoN responding COVID-2019 from human rights lens

Considering the adverse effect of COVID- 2019 worldwide, JuRI-Nepal has issued an eight-point appeal to address access to public resources for poor and marginalized communities in Nepal. The appeal has been formally submitted to the Government of Nepal, highly appreciating the efforts so far made by the Government to date.  It has also requested to CSOs, private sector and other agencies to support in this critical situation. JuRI has also taken initiation to raise fund to extend their support join hands with the government through its members and staffs. The eight point's appeal includes; extension of COVID test labs in all provinces, preparation of isolation bed in all the local governmen...
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