Attention drawn not to use children in an election

  April 11, 2017

The civil society organizations of the district have drawn the attention of various concerned bodies and urged not to use children during the election or election related activities.

While handing over the memorandum to the CDO, they drew the attention of all concerned authority and political parties not to use children for election related campaign.

The Government of Nepal is a state party of covenant of United Nation’s treaty of children 1989 and shown commitment to make school as “peace zone”. Similarly, the code of conduct of election issued by the election commission prohibits using of children in election related activities.

The memorandum was signed by Chairperson Ramlila Subarnakar of Human Rights Watch Group of Tanahu, chairperson Shiva Datta Dhakal of Nepal Bar Association, INSEC representative Prakash Chandra Bhattarai including many other civil society members.

Prakash Chandra Bhattarai