Advocacy Agenda for the amendment of the Reproductive Health Act- 2075

1st December, 2020 Kathmandu National Network for ESCR Rights, and Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI) Nepal has produced a paper for advocacy in order for the people in need to ensure accessibility of quality public health particularly right to safe motherhood, and productive health. This also contributes in promotion of the state's responsive, and accountability in ensuring public health in the time of coronavirus pandemic. JuRI-Nepal looked at whether or not the Right to Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Act- 2075 (2018) is in line with the human rights standard. The organization also examined whether or not the Acts and policies in place can be implemented based on the princ...
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Promoting accountability for the poor through law-making process

2 December, 2020 Kathmandu, Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI-Nepal) in collaboration with partner organizations – Jagaran Media Centre, SSDC, IRDC, and SEED winded up a virtual workshop with the parliamentarian's promise in ensuring economic, social and cultural rights of the poor. The parliamentarians and participants at the workshop titled, "Role of Parliamentary Committee in Law Making Process and Promotion of Accountability' engaged in an interaction for the promotion of accountability for the marginalized people – dalit, persons with disabilities (PwDs), women, sexual minorities, and children. The event was aimed at highlighting economic, social and cultural rights of the m...
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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Assembly concludes

5 November, 2020 Kathmandu, Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI Nepal) had successfully concluded its 9th Annual General Assembly today. Attended by twenty two members including special guests, the assembly after discussion endorsed annual report of the activities and achievements for the fiscal year - 2076/77. The progress report was presented for consideration by Rukminee Maharjan –the Secretary General of JuRI-Nepal. The general assembly also endorsed annual audit report presented for discussion by treasurer advocate Shyam BK. Chaired by advocate Pankaj Kumar Karn, the assembly discussed, amended and approved on the six agenda tabled for discussion a...
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Joint Statement Regarding Recent Ordinances on Acid Violence

30 September, 2020 Kathmandu Six civil society organizations (JuRI-Nepal, Amnesty International Nepal, Burn Violence Survivors Nepal, FWLD, LACC Nepal and WOREC) working on human rights and access to justice sector have welcomed the ordinance recently endorsed by the President related to regulation of acid related crime. They also have raised their concerns for its proper implementation and also paid attention to the govt. to resolve other issues. For details you can visit the full text of the press statement. Pls. click here for English and click here for Nepali.      
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