Interaction on Human Rights Situation of province 1 Held
Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) provincial office has organized an interaction program on Human rights and Humanitarian situation of the province on December 5.
In the program, a pre-review of human rights year book-2019 was conducted based on the collected incidents on violation of human rights.
According to the data from 2018 January till the end of November, 750 incidents of human rights violation was documented in province 1 which includes 49 incidents by state actor.
The data highlighted that during this period 54 people were killed which includes 20 women, 2 children, one boy, 5 infants and 26 male.
Similarly, 141 women were victim of domestic violence, 66 were injured in a beating, 42 were victim of polygamy, 3 of child marriage, 12 of human trafficking, 10 of abduction and 4 were victims from caste based discrimination.
Speaking at the program, minister of law and internal affair, Hikmat Karki of province 1 said that the government of province 1 is committed to protect the fundamental rights of the people. He added that state is accountable in all kinds of human rights violation and stressed that local government, provincial government and federal government including human rights activists and civil society must be aware on protection and promotion of human rights.
Similarly, CDO Ramesh KC of Morang said that the human rights situation is improving in the district as compared to the past.
The program was participated by INSEC immediate past chairperson and present vice-chairperson of planning and policy commission of province 1, Subodh Raj Pyakurel, attorney general Chudamani Acharya, provincial assembly member Shiva Narayan Singh including many others.
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