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  • 22% Dalit representation in local levels
    Published Date: 02/01/2018

    The dalit representation in the local levels in the country stands at 22 per cent, Jagaran Media Centre, an NGO working for the dalit rights and empowerment, has stated. This information was given out by Centre chairperson Rem Bahadur Bishwakarma while speaking at a news conference organised here on Wednesday. Bishwakarma…

  • Dairy farm raises hope for Dalits
    Published Date: 02/01/2018

    Laxman Koli, 65, is quite happy and busy these days. “I remain active from early in the morning till late evening as I have to look after so many cows and buffalos,” he said while sharing that in a day he sells around Rs 400 worth milk. Reflecting back, he says…

  • Government media not inclusive
    Published Date: 02/01/2018

    KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The government-owned media have only 11 per cent participation of the indigenous nationalities at the policy making level.  According to a study by the Inclusive Media Campaign, the percentage of policy level participation for the Brahmin/Chettri is 68 per cent, women 11 per cent, and five per…

  • Commissions for marginalized face lack of budget, personnel
    Published Date: 02/01/2018

    Chandani Hamal, KATHMANDU : Various constitutional bodies formed to protect and promote the rights of women and other marginalized groups in the country have been facing difficulties carrying out their mandated work due to budget crunch and shortage of personnel, officials said.The new constitution elevated the National Women's Commission to…

  • The Dalit Parliament
    Published Date: 02/01/2018

    Kalawati Bhand’s journey from a young Dalit rights activist to an elected leader in Dadeldhura district is quite inspiring for many women of her marginalized Badi community, which is still struggling for social justice in Nepal.One of Nepal’s most marginalized Dalit sub-caste groups, the Badi have a history of exploitation,…