Handbook on Access to Employment makes public

December, 2020 Kapilvastu, Bijayanagar Rural Municipality, Kapilvastu under Lumbini Province has released a Handbook on Access to Employment and Agriculture for the Women and Youth. Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI Nepal), Indreni Rural Development Center (IRDC), and the ESCR-Network in Kapilvastu with support from IM Swedish Development Partner made this project possible. Section 2 of the handbook highlights the legal provisions particularly constitutional clauses about human rights that ensures access to employment and agriculture for dalit and marginalized communities including women and youth. The handbook in chapter 3 analyzes the policies and programme of the federal gover...
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Operational Guideline-2076 releases

December, 2020 Kathmandu National Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – a forum formed with a slogan, 'Solidarity for transformation' released its' Operational Guideline-2076. Well-articulated preamble at the beginning, section (2) of the guideline states the objectives of the network. The network according to section (2) advocates for the protection and promotion of the ESCR Rights, research and reviews the laws and legislations enacted by federal, provincial and local level assemblies. Civil society organizations active in promotion of ESC rights have formed this loose network, and JuRI-Nepal has been selected as the secretariat of the network.
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Policy advocacy paper for land reform releases

December, 2020 Kathmandu National Network for ESCR Rights and Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI) Nepal with support from Development Partner have written out and made public a paper titled, 'Implementation of the Land Reform Act, 2021 (7th and 8th amendments): Achievements, Challenges and Way forward". Researched and written by advocate Raju Chapagain, and advocate Shyam Bishwokarma, the policy advocacy paper contains five different chapters. The chapters highlight the country context in relation to the Nepal's land reform, research rationale, landlessness problem, landlessness and social justice, assessment of land reform initiatives, and interventions and review of seventh and eigh...
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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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