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AAIN leads charge against the unacceptable informalization of labor relations (ae 08/03/2024)

Incidents of violence against women on the rise: INSEC (rep 20/02/2024)

HURPES to ensure 40% women in executive committees, opposes damages to Chure region (kh 09/01/2024)

INSEC awards Rukaiya Khatun with Prakash Human Rights Award (kh 26/07/2023)

Advocacy Forum urges justice for Nirmala Pant (kh 26/07/2023), Nirmala murder case remains a mystery even after five years, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal and Puspalal Joshi (rep 26/07/2023)

The 30th General Meeting of Amnesty International Nepal concludes : The General Meeting has elected a new leadership in its National Board and Appeals Committee for a term of two years (nlt 03/04/2022)

Province-Level Conference Of Human Rights Defenders Begins In Surkhet (rn 04/03/2022)

NSEC Urges to Ratify Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (INSEC 16/07/2021)

Majority of human rights violations in past year involved women, report says: Nearly 80 percent of human rights violations last year were against women, with domestic violence accounting for over a half, according to a yearly human rights review, byBinod Ghimire (kp 20/02/2020) [see INSEC Yearbook 2020]

New leadership in INSEC (ht 10/11/2019)

INSEC raises alarm over NHRC Act amendment bill (rep 09/05/2019)

Efforts on to unite two factions of rights activists and conflict victims, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/12/2018)

60 killed in East in a year: INSEC (kp 02/01/2018)

HURPES draws PM Deuba’s attention (ht 21/06/2017)

Need for regional rights body stressed (ht 10/04/2017)

Nepal’s police in Madhesi-hunting spree (AHRC 24/02/2016)

Fighting human trafficking: Danuwar bags another award (kp 07/11/2015), Trafficking victim picked for human rights award (ht 07/11/2015)

Eight AI-Nepal chapter officials quit (rep 15/06/2015), AI refutes accusations, stands by its work (rep 17/06/2015)
Documents / Websites

Forum-Asia (Nepal)

Lawyers’ Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP)

Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC)

INSEC Online (including Human Ringhts Yearbook, etc.)

Freedom Forum, a non-governmental organisation

NEFAD – National Network of Families of Disappeared and Missing Nepal

Human Rights & Peace Society Nepal (HURPES)

Human Rights and Justice Centre (HRJC)

Tarai Human Rights Defenders Alliance (THRDA)

Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

Amnesty International (AI), Nepal website

Human Rights Watch (HRW), Nepal subsite

Nepal-Dialogforum für Frieden und Menschenrechte, Berlin

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