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CA Chair pledges stern laws against inequality

KATHMANDU: Chairman of the Constitutional Committee, Nilambar Acharya has said the new constitution was being drafted as a strong document to end existing inequality, social crimes and discriminations.

CA Chairman Nilambar Acharya (File Photo)

Speaking at a program on ‘peace and statute: women and nation-building’ organized by Modern Kanya Multiple College on the occasion of the International Women’s Day in the capital on Saturday, Chairman Acharya said the discrimination against women was a must to end all sorts of discrimination in our society.

However, he expressed concern over slack political activities on expediting the constitution writing in the recent days.

He expressed confidence that the new constitution would address the rights of every class and community.

On the occasion, Constituent Assembly member of the UCPN-Maoist Renu Chand said the political parties must be aware to guarantee the political, economic and social rights of women in new constitution.

Similarly, government secretary Brinda Hada, Chairperson of Sancharika Samuha Babita Basnet, College Chairman Ram Prasad Dahal and others stressed on women’s participation in the policy making level.

Constitution expert, Kashiraj Dahal presented a working paper on ‘peace and statute: women and state-building’ while lecturers duo Savita Sapkota and Sharmila Koirala on ‘women’s participation in higher education.’

It was said though there was encouraging women’s participation in the higher education it was not that satisfactory. RSS

Published Date: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 | 09:54 AM

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