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National Women Commission Nepal is a constitutional body with the provision of new constitution of Nepal, 2015 (Part 27, other Commission, Article 252-254). The Commission was established on 7th March 2002 and was regulated by National Women Commission Act, 2007 and National Women Commission Regulation, 2009. As defined in the preamble of the act, National Women Commission was established for the protection and promotion of the rights and interests of the women there by effectively include them in the mainstream of development of the women establishing gender justice.
NWC envisions a gender equal society where all women, irrespective of their diversity, can exercise their fundamental human rights; are ensured security, justice, self-identity and freedom; and can live a life with respect and dignity. NWC’s mission is to strengthen and promote a culture of gender equity and equality in organisational policy, structures and practices of all governmental and non-governmental agencies, private sector and in society as a whole by ensuring equal opportunity, equal rights, proportional and meaningful representation, and access to justice and security to all women.
National Women Commission Nepal is in the process of preparing the draft of its new act in compliance with the provisions of… Read More