Event Title

A Rights-Based Approach in Nepal

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Women in Nepal have long been the economic backbone of the nation, yet they remain largely marginalized and Isolated from access to land, house and other economic resources. Sarmila Shrestha will address the major contributing factors by which women are socio-economically subordinated to men, analyze critically the legal and judicial initiatives to promote socio-economic rights of women in Nepal, and discuss possible effective steps for reducing the socio-economic exploitation against women in Nepal.

About the Lecturer: Sarmila Shrestha, Public Interest Lawyer, Human Rights and Social Justice, Nepal PILI Fellow, and Columbia Law School graduate.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

24-2-2010 12:00 PM

End Date

24-2-2010 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Nepal, Women in Nepal

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Language

English

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A Rights-Based Approach in Nepal

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Women in Nepal have long been the economic backbone of the nation, yet they remain largely marginalized and Isolated from access to land, house and other economic resources. Sarmila Shrestha will address the major contributing factors by which women are socio-economically subordinated to men, analyze critically the legal and judicial initiatives to promote socio-economic rights of women in Nepal, and discuss possible effective steps for reducing the socio-economic exploitation against women in Nepal.

About the Lecturer: Sarmila Shrestha, Public Interest Lawyer, Human Rights and Social Justice, Nepal PILI Fellow, and Columbia Law School graduate.