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On August 10, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Nepal to express concern regarding the reported and threatened human rights violations in connection with the World Bank-funded Khimti-Dhalkebar 220 kV Transmission Line Project (Project), in the Sindhuli...

The protest of persons with disabilities in Nepal demanding their proportional representation in the Constituent Assembly reached a positive result in the last days. 

On January 13, 2014 and January 15-16, 2014, Koshish–National Mental Health Self Help Organization, the National Federation of the Disabled Nepal, Pro Public and the International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights organized two workshops on the rights of persons with psychosocial disabilities in Kathmandu, Nepal.

On January 14, 2014, 40 human rights activists and governmental officials gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss the ratification of the OP-ICESCR and its role in advancing the protection of ESCR within the country. The event was organized by the NGO Coalition for the OP-...

The National Federation of the Disabled Nepal (NFDN), ESCR-Net partner in a project to implement rights of persons with disabilities in Nepal, is currently involved in assuring the participation of persons with disabilities in the Nepalese Constitutional Assembly.