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Partners Archives: Nepal Bar Association

Nepal: Lawyers reaffirm the need to take firm steps to eliminate harmful gender stereotypes and unconscious bias in the administration of justice

At a workshop for lawyers focusing on the Elimination of Gender Discriminatory Attitudes and Behaviors Towards Women and Enhancing Access to Justice for Women organized by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in collaboration with Nepal Bar Association (NBA), participating legal practitioners agreed that gender stereotypes and gender discriminatory behaviors pose major barriers for women […]

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Nepal: Judges agree on need to address gender stereotyping and discrimination in the in the administration of justice

“A fully gender responsive judiciary should be able to set the example that court rooms stand for the elimination of discrimination against women and enhancing access to justice,” stressed the 24 participating judges at a Judicial Dialogue held recently in Kathmandu. Eighteen trial court and six high court judges of Kathmandu valley participated in the […]

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Nepal: Lawyers commit to countering gender stereotyping in the administration of justice

Legal practitioners from Nepal have agreed that gender stereotyping discourages women from accessing judicial processes so lawyers must be mindful of such stereotypes and biases while providing legal services. The lawyers also formulated action points that they are committed to implementing to eliminate gender stereotyping and discriminatory attitudes towards women. The commitment came from 30 […]

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