Front_Cover_English_YB2021The Social and Political changes in Nepal have transformed the fundamental structure of the state. In democracy, Social justice can be ensured through the human rights friendly rule of law and accountability of the state. The issues of Nepal’s peace process and political transformation profounded on the basis of 12-Points Agreement and Comprehensive Peace Accord seems to be ignored.

 

Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgement

Acronyms and Abbreviation

 

Chapters

Chapter 1 Situation of Human Rights in 2019: Overall Assessment

Accountability Towards Commitement

Review of the Social and Political Issues Raised in the Last 29 Years of Nepal Human Rights Yearbook

 

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Chapter 2
State and Human Rights

Chapter 2.1 Judiciary

Chapter 2.2 Executive

Chapter 2.3 Legislature

 

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Chapter 3 Study Report

3.1 Status of Implementation of the Labor Act at Tea Gardens of Province 1

3.2 Witchcraft, an Evil Practice: Continuation of Violence against Women

3.3 Natural Disasters in Sindhupalchok and Their Effects on Economic and Social Rights

3.4 Problems and Challenges of Sugarcane Farmers

3.5 Child Marriage and Violations of Child Rights in Karnali Province

3.6 Socio-economic Situation of Citizens Retured from India Due to COVID-19

 

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ANNEXES
Annex 1 Facts on Human Rights Violations and Abuses in 2020

Things to be Mentioned

1.1 Province 1

1.2 Province 2

1.3 Bagmati Province

1.4 Gandaki Province

1.5 Lumbini Province

1.6 Karnali Province

1.7 Sudurpashchim Province

 

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Annex 2 Statistics of Human Rights Violations in 2020 339
Annex 3 Views of Political Parties on Human Rights Situation in 2020 350
Annex 4 Views of Institutions on Human Rights Situation in 2020 356
Annex 5 Name of Contributors in Course of Preparation of Year Book 2021 370