Pre-review Session for Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2021 Completed

  December 22, 2020

The pre-publication review program of Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2021 has been completed in Kathmandu on December 20.

The program reviewed the incidents of human rights violations and abuses collected in the district by 2020.

photo1kathmandu20201220According to the report submitted by District Representative Bimala Poudel, there are 60 cases of rape of girls, 59 cases of rape of women, 13 cases of attempted rape, 20 cases of sexual abuse, 27 cases of polygamy, five cases of human trafficking, and one case of acid attack. Similarly, INSEC District Representative Poudel presented two records of human rights violations by the state.

Krishna Gautam, Bagmati Provincial Coordinator of Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC), said that INSEC has been publishing the Nepal Human Rights Year Book every year since 1992, includingphoto2kathmandu20201220 the records of human rights violations and abuses in the country.

Inspector Kopila Chudal of the Women, Children and Senior Citizens Service Centre, Kalimati, said that the number of rape cases has been increasing recently and it is adding more complexity to society.

Inspector Chudal said that all the stakeholders should pay attention to reduce the incidence of violence against girls as the number of incidents of violence against girls is increasing day by day.

He said that the local level needs to implement a relief program for the victims. The problem can only be solved by running a victim-centered program. ‘

Bimala Poudel