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Human Rights Activists appeal for Respect and Protection of Rights of Street Vendors

Human rights activists have appealed to respect and protect the human rights of working class, self employed street vendors. In the appeal, instead of trying to resolve the problem, the metropolitan police were mobilized and excessive force was used during which some of the street vendors were seriously injured and their goods were taken away from them. In an appeal i....

February 29, 2024  
Difficulty in Delivering Vaccines to Health Center Due to Geographical Difficulty and Snow Covered Road

Transporting vaccines to the health center in Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-1, Gurja, Myagdi, is challenging due to snowy conditions of the road. This affected the delivery of vaccines for the Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign scheduled from February 28 to March 4 in Myagdi District. Despite this situation, Pahalman Chantyal, an office assistant at the Gurja health post, put hi....

February 29, 2024  
Dairy Farmers of Nawalpur Protested Over Unpaid Dues by Spilling Milk

Dairy farmers of Nawalpur protested by spilling milk. The protest  was done in front of the District Police Office at Kawasoti by blocking the East-West Highway for an hour from 10 am to 11 am. The protestors demanded payment for milk. During the protest, the Farmers expressed their dissatisfaction with the non-payment for milk and raised slogans against the governme....

The Number of Breastfeeding Mothers Decreased by Ten Percent

The number of breastfeeding mothers in Nepal has decreased by ten percent in the last five years. Additionally, data from the HMIS shows that the percentage of mothers breastfeeding for 6 months from birth in Lumbini Province is 61%. Arghakhanchi has the highest number of breastfeeding mothers in Lumbini Province. Similarly, the data mentions that there are 93% in Gulmi, 77% in Pyutha....

February 28, 2024  
Accused of Sexual Abuse Arressted

Police arrested 24-year-old Dipak Parki of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-9, Bangrakatan on February 27 for the charge of sexually abusing a five-year-old girl. The aggrieved party informed INSEC representative that the accused lured the victim girl with money, took her to a field far away from home, and sexually assaulted her on February 26. DSP Kul....

February 28, 2024  
Accused of Abduction Arrested

District Police Office Dhanusha arrested Bibha Devi Mandal, 42, of Janakpurdham sub-metropolitan city-24,on February 27 for abducting a one-year-old boy. The victim’s family filed a complaint at the District Police Office, Dhanusha on 24 February, alleging that the accused abducted their child playing in the passage of their own house in the evening of the same ....

February 28, 2024  

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Situation of Malnutrition Concerning in Jumla

In the midst of a challenging and heart-rending situation, Harilal Budha, a 24-year-old fa....

August 11, 2023
Children from Karnali, Victims of Malnourishment 

Surkhet A small thatched, doorless hut surrounded by timbers is in a broken-down condition....

July 17, 2023
Ten-Year Armed Conflict Ends, Calls for Justice from Conflict Victims Persist

Rasuwa Following a decade-long armed conflict in the pursuit of radical change, the nation....

June 27, 2023

INSEC Activities

INSEC Concludes Environmental Rights Workshop in Saptari

On July 10, Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) Madhesh Province successfully concluded a worksho....

July 11, 2023  
244 Incidents of Human Rights Violations and Abuses Documented in Gandaki

In Gandaki Province, a total of 244 incidents of human rights violations and abuses have been record....

July 7, 2023  
Completion of Semi-Annual Review

The Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) Makawanpur has successfully conducted a semi-annual revie....

July 4, 2023  

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People’s Representatives Should Be Honest in Their Responsibility

Former Speaker Damannath Dhungana is a prominent figure revered for his advocacy of human rights, democracy, and civil liberties within Nepal. During the protracted ten-year armed conflict, Dhungana demonstrated significant leadership and mediation capabilities, playing a pivotal role under the guidance of Padmaratna....

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Education and Health, Our Priority

Local-level elections were held twice in the country after the government structure of the Federal Republic. In 2017, elections in all 753 were held in three phases 2017 and one phase in 2022. Elected representatives are doing exemplary work in the field of human rights. What kind of works are being implemented in th....

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The constitution guarantees civil and political rights

The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) has been documenting and analyzing human rights violations in Nepal for the past three decades and publishing the 'Human Rights Year Book' annually. I would like to express my congratulations to INSEC for publishing 'Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2024' as the 32nd edition of ....

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Plights of the Missing, Still Unheard

In the detailed peace agreement signed between the then CPN-Maoist and the Government of Nepal on November 21, 2006, it is mentioned about making public the situation of forcibly disappeared citizens. November 5 is recorded as the official end of the armed conflict started by the Maoists on February 13, 1996, in Nepa....

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Reporter of the Month

Amrit Prasad Paudel
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Poudel, who has been working on the documentation and dissemination of human rights in Myagdi district, has been declared the best representative for the month of January, 2024. His work spans vital topics encompassing contemporary issues of  human rights  including economic, social and cultural rights.