Debate on State Structure in Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities
Publish Date :August 18, 2014  

A state has the monopoly in power and taxation along with public allegiance and international recognition to government. If the state is autonomous of its internal influential pressure group and sovereign externally, then only the democracy can work ....

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN POST-CONFLICT SOCIETIES AND NEPAL’S EFFORTS
Publish Date :August 6, 2014  

Background Transitional Justice (TJ) is primarily known as the process of addressing serious crimes and grave human rights violations occurred during the conflict or controlled regime through prompt mechanisms ....

TJ Ordinance and Its Implications
Publish Date :February 11, 2013  

The ordinance might seem as a step towards implementing the past agreements, but at a closer look, it will be clear that it is against the spirit of all the agreements as it intends to institutionalize impunity by granting amnesty even in serious abu....

Ensure Victims’ Justice
Publish Date :February 9, 2013  

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed between the parties of armed conflict has provided for forming Transitional Justice (TJ) mechanism. The provision, however, has not been materialized yet. Bills on the truth and reconciliation commission and c....

Voice of the Voiceless
Publish Date :September 28, 2012  

Nepali people were fully able to enjoy their individual freedoms along with other civil rights following the restoration of democracy in 1990. INSEC contributed institutionally to implement the universally acknowledged basic norms and values of human....

TRC in Relation to Community Level Reconciliation
Publish Date :October 18, 2011  

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of Nepal was unable to envisage the future political discourse and its implications. Instead, it was signed as a mere political commitment to hold the election for the Constituent Assembly, declare Nepal a repu....

No silver lining in their lives
Publish Date :July 7, 2011  

I feel like weeping when I come across street children holding plastic bags filled with dendrite to their lips. Some work as conductors on vehicles while many others wash dishes in hotels to make both ends meet. It is common to see these street urchi....

Case for healthy parental leave
Publish Date :January 7, 2011  

Being pregnant and having a baby was the most wonderful experience of my life. But the euphoria turned into sadness when I had to leave behind my two-month-old son in the care of my maid and go to work. Though I was unwilling to do that, I was forced....

Limiting Property: Limiting Prosperity
Publish Date :November 22, 2010  

As the Committee formed by Constituent Assembly with representation of political parties to sort out contentious issues succeeded to resolve few issues, we people became happy seeing light in the tunnel in respect of bridging differences between part....