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Workshop on situation, challenges and security mechanism of Women Human Rights Defenders

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Workshop on situation, challenges and security mechanism of Women Human Rights Defender

Worec Nepal and NAWHRD organized workshop on "Situation, Challenges and Security Mechanism of Women Human Rights Defenders" at Alfa house, Kathmandu on the presence of Kedarnath Upadhya, Honorable president of National Human Rights Commission.  Chair of the program Dr. Renu Rajbhadari presented statement on 29th WHRD day demanding security of WHRDs. Campaign coordinator Kala Rai presented paper on the situation, challenges and security of WHRDs. Her paper showed that  38 WHRDs have recently reported that they are feeling risk while working to fight against VAW. Advocate Dal Bahadur Dhami presented analytical paper about Nepal’s law for human Right Defenders. WHRD Rdaha Paswan shared how she is dealing the case in her district and what kinds of threat getting from perpetrator.

Series of program are being organized celebrating 16 Days of Activism 2012 with WOREC's focus on “Peace in country to end violence against women: Constitution for Peace Building and our Collaboration to make Political Parties Responsible for Constitution making!!"

The detail calender and concept note for 16 days activism 2012 can be obtained from following link:




Appreciation program for the rural women human rights defenders who were honored in “International Rural Women's Day” was also Organized on 29th of November. For more information on International Rural Women's Day visit http://www.asianruralwomen.net/html/events_000007.php

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