Discussion on the Status of Implementation of CEDAW

A Karnali province-level follow-up seminar was organized on the implementation status of the recommendations of the Sixth Periodic Report of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The program was organized jointly by Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Coordination Centre (HRTMCC)’s secretariat Informal Sector Service…

November 1, 2021  
Child Injured in Bomb Blast Being Treated in Deuti

Naresh Nepali, 15, of Gurans Rural Municipality-6 who was injured in the explosion of detonator at Katakuwa Community Forest in Birendranagar Municipality-7 on October 23 being treated at Deuti Hospital of Surkhet. His elder sister Leela Nepali, 21, was also injured in the blast. The two had gone to the…

October 27, 2021  
Human Rights Activists Interact with Provincial Police for the Security of Raute Community

A team of human rights activists visited Ganesh Bahadur Aira, Nepal Police’s Karnali Province Chief of on October 4, 2021, and discussed about the security and situation of Raute community. Narayan Subedi, Coordinator of INSEC Karnali Province Office, Surkhet, said that the discussion focused on the security of the community…

October 4, 2021  
Monitoring of Vaccine Centres in Salyan, Rukum West and Humla

According to the District Representative of Rukum West Manisha KC, Vaccination against COVID-19, for the citizens and teachers above 55 years of age, has started on July 28, 2021. Kali Gharti, a 56-year-old local, complained that they were at greater risk because of the overcrowding in the vaccination center. She…

July 29, 2021  
INSEC Provides Financial Support to the Victims of Domestic Violence

INSEC Karnali Province has provided financial support to the victims of domestic violence on July 26, 2021. The support was provided to Shanti BK, 31 of Birendranagar municipality-13, Beema Shahi, 31, of Birendranagar municipality-8, and Tika Nepali of Birendranagar municipality-6 after the recommendation of the Human Rights Help Desk. Handing…

July 26, 2021  
INSEC Monitors the Raute Community and Draws Attention of the Stakeholders

The Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) Karnali Provincial Office has been monitoring the endangered Raute community and drawing the attention of the concerned authorities. A team led by INSEC and the Raute Endangered Marginalized Class Upliftment Foundation Nepal and District Bar Association discussed the problem with the community leaders along…

June 13, 2021  
Health Workers Beaten; Accused Arrested

Police have arrested three young men on the charge of beating Dr Shankar Prasad Rijal, 38 and Dr Yadav Prasad Upadhyay, 40, of Karnali Provincial Ayurveda Hospital. The accused have been identified as Pawan Adhikari, 18, of Birendranagar Municipality-2, Bibek Puri, 18, of Ward No. 4 and Salim Bharati, 16.…

June 13, 2021  
INSEC Facilitates Medical Counselling and First Aid to the Raute Community

INSEC Karnali Province Office facilitated medical counselling and first aid treatment to the endangered Raute community on June 12, 2021. INSEC has provided food and medicines to the Raute community living at Simghat in Gurbhakot Municipality-9. According to Narayan Subedi, Coordinator of INSEC Karnali Province Office, Surkhet, the visit was…

June 12, 2021  
Human Rights Defenders at Risk During the Pandemic

Stakeholders have said that the condition of human rights defenders is also at risk due to the pandemic of COVID-19. In the meeting of the Virtual Human Rights Help Desk organized by the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) and the DCA Project on May 25, participants said that human rights…

May 31, 2021  
INSEC Provides Support to Victims of Violence

The Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) Karnali Province Office Surkhet has provided financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to Sita Kumari Bhandari, 33, of Bheriganga Municipality-11, a victim of domestic violence. INSEC Karnali Province Coordinator Narayan Subedi said that financial assistance was provided to the victim on March 23 to take…

March 24, 2021