FWLD - Working for Non-Discrimination and Equality

Discussion program on Women’s Right and CEDAW

Discussion program on Women’s Right and CEDAW was organized in Banke, Nepalgunj on January 13, 2018. The program had presence of Honorable Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla, Honorable judges of High Court, government attorney, lawyers among others. Honorable Justice Malla discussed about how CEDAW can be used by judiciary for protecting women rights and also gave reference of latest decisions as well. Ms. Ishita Dutta from IWRAW provided information on new general recommendation on violence against women. The whole discussion was directed towards the role of court in realizing women rights and the application of CEDAW in present context.