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August-September 2012 Issue
Feminist Dalit Organization
Kupondol, Lalitpur, Nepal.
G.P.O. Box No.: 4366, Ktm.
Strengthening Dalit women’s rights in Nepal’s new constitution
Abigail Hunt, Policy & Advocacy Mananger, and Cintia Lavandera, Programmes Manager, travelled to Nepal to work with Womankind’s partners. Abigail Hunt reports back…
Taking a day out!!!
Today I met few Dalit women from Godamchaur, a suburb of Lalitpur district. They came to Women Training Centre in Jawalakhel (urban part of Lalitpur) to participate in an interaction with the government officials.
Emerging Group leader Sarswati
Sarswati Pashi is the member of Sagarmatha Dalit women group of Udharapur VDC of Banke. She is 27 years old and mother of 2 children. Before involvements of group, she felt shy to come out from her house.
Kamala being as a social leader
Kamala Okheda is a Dalit woman from ward No-9, Routelibtwa VDC in Kanchanpur District. She has 26 year old Dalit women having 9 person’s family including husband, 2 daughters 1 son, grandmother, grandfather and 2 Brother in law.
United Dalit Movement leaded by Dalit Women
Kathmandu, August 9, Second day movement of second stage was preceded with the leadership of Dalit women where the demand of Dalits enlist the Guarantee of Proportional representation of Dalit Community in legislative bodies in National, Regional and local level i.e. 3%, 5%, 10% respectively, as well as fulfillment of 9
'We would not step back from the movement': Dalits Leader
Kathmandu, August 8, Dalits rights activities continued their second phase protest in capital on Monday, with the United Political Dalit Struggle Committee, Dalits Lawmaker's Coordination Forum, Dalits Civil Society Organizations and rights activists.
Rights of Dalits will be protected says PM
Kathmandu, August 10, The United Political Dalit Struggle Committee, Dalits Lawmaker's Coordination Forum, Dalits Civil Society Organizations have handed over a memorandum on Monday to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala Demanding Dalit rights, ongoing nationwide protest and disagreement with draft constitution.
Struggle necessary to ensure Dalit's rights
Kathmandu, August 5 The Dalits leaders continued their protest in capital on Wednesday, with the United Political Dalit Struggle Committee, Dalits Lawmaker's Coordination Forum, Dalits Civil Society Organizations and rights activists. Calming that the draft constitution had curtailed the Dalits rights which had already endorsed by first Constituent Assembly (CA).
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