The Second Shift
Publish Date :June 10, 2009  

The very meaning of work in the home has been changed. In earlier times, a woman’s claim to honour was based primarily on her central position in her home. This notion can be traced in ancient Vedic Hindu dharma-shastras that one of the great b....

Innocent civilians continue to be behind the Maoists bar in Republic Nepal
Publish Date :August 10, 2008  

At a time when the whole country is celebrating the selection of first Prime Minister and ministers of the federal democratic republic country, many civilians are compelled to wish them from the labour camps operated by the Maoists in remote areas of....

December 10 and the Human Rights Situation
Publish Date :December 22, 2007  

The country is celebrating the International Human Rights Day (10 December) with much fanfare but the plights of the conflict-hit people are yet to be heard. Despite the hope of the people that the country will move towards peace and stability follow....

Justice in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Role Media to Play
Publish Date :May 11, 2007  

Communication has been described as the mechanism through which human relations develop all the symbols of the mind. The Media are “the institutions and forms in which ideas, information and attitudes are transmitted and received.” The me....

Saddam Execution Mockery of Human Rights Standards
Publish Date :January 3, 2007  

Anyone could notice the irony that the US flag was flying at half-mast on the day Saddam was executed! These are not my words. These are the words of millions who live with the virtue of the rights. Probably all of us, but at least not Saddam Hussein....

Violence against Women during Armed Conflict
Publish Date :June 9, 2006  

Violence against women is not accidental. It is a weapon of war, a tool used to achieve military objectives such as ethnic cleansing, spreading political terror, breaking the resistance of a community, intimidation or to extract information. It has b....

Democracy is not exogenous for us
Publish Date :April 18, 2006  

Nepal represents old civilization with a known history of thousand of years and having a distinct cultural identity of its own. One must always remember that Nepal is the inheritor of culturally rich civilization rooted to Vedic period. So no politic....

Maoist Insurgency and Theory of Probability
Publish Date :February 7, 2006  

Maoist insurgency is undoubtedly the major issue that has to be resolved before the country can take steps forward in any direction. Nepal has been paid much for this. It is high time both the Maoists and the government should leave the path of viole....

Journalist as Human Rights Defender
Publish Date :January 26, 2006  

A journalist is a person who practices journalism. He/she is a professional communicator working for the flow of news through mass media such as newspapers, magazines, television, radio, film and the Internet. Journalists find the sources for their r....