The revised CPRP is a plan prepared by the Humanitarian Country Team and the clusters working in collaboration with, and support to, the Government of Nepal. Given the continuous multi-dimensional impact of COVID-19, the revised CPRP still includes a significant health component, but also highlights needs related to coordination planning and monitoring, protection, risk communication and community engagement, food security, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), nutrition, education, shelter/CCCM, early recovery, and logistics.
For over two decades, UNDP in partnership with the Government of Nepal and with the support from the Government of Australia, has been working towards the goal of eradicating poverty by helping those living below the poverty line to become entrepreneurs through the Micro-enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP).
महिला विरुद्ध हिंसा मानवअधिकारको उल्लङ्घन हो। विश्वव्यापी रुपमा हरेक तीन जना महिलामा एक जनाले शारीरिक वा यौनजन्य हिंसाको सामना गर्छन् र त्यो अधिकांश उनी नजिककै व्यक्तिबाट हुने गर्दछ । घरेलु हिंसा र दुर्व्यवहार भएको कुरा कहिलेकाहीँ बाहिर नदेखिए पनि दुर्व्यवहारजन्य सम्बन्धका संकेतहरुबारे हामीलाई जानकारी छ भने हामीले त्यसलाई चिन्नसक्छौं र सहयोग लिन वा दिन सक्छौं ।
Nepal’s Gender-Based Violence and Gender Equality-Related Funds: The Path to Effective Implementation
The study on the Operational Modality of Various Funds within Federal Governance assesses the status of 12 funds with mandates to respond to GBV and advance GE in Nepal. Funds related to GBV and GE are a central component of the GoN’s effort to advance women’s human rights and equality under law. The study reveals a serious gap between the rights and entitlements that are formally guaranteed to women under law in Nepal, and their ability to experience benefits from these funds.
The Gender Equality in Numbers report consolidates available data on key gender-related Sustainable Development Goal indicators and the minimum set of gender-related indicators for Nepal. It provides an overview of commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment and key statistics in population demographics, health, education, leadership, labour and economic empowerment, poverty reduction and ending all forms of gender based violence.
Gender Equality Update 33 highlights some of the innovative solutions Nepal’s youth have designed and executed during the COVID-19 crisis, such as creating informative podcasts, distributing medical equipment, running awareness campaigns and taking part in government-funded start-ups. It also captures information on the Generation Equality Forum and campaign, that brought together the next generation of women’s rights activists with veteran gender equality advocates and visionaries.
The study report of the National Women’s Commission of Nepal provides the implementation status of the 2018, Concluding Observations of the CEDAW Committee on the sixth periodic report of Nepal. The report serves as tool for enabling the State to fulfil its human rights obligation, particularly in light of the seventh periodic report that has to be submitted to the CEDAW Committee in November 2022.
Gender Equality Update-32: Needs and Challenges that Women and Excluded Groups Continue to Experience During the Current Wave of Covid-19
As the current outbreak of COVID-19 continues to impact the most vulnerable communities, the need for effective cooperation and response has increased. The Gender Equality Update 32 is the result of the Gender in Humanitarian Action Task Team (GiHA-TT) meeting, in which Civil Society Organizations, International Development Partners, UN agencies and the Government of Nepal came together to highlight the needs, challenges, good practices and lessons learned in responding to the current wave of COVID-19.