Gender And Equality
The state has, policy-wise and constitutionally, established women’s right to inheritance and descent. All discriminatory laws have accordingly been annulled, a law enacted against violence against women and at least one-third representation of women made mandatory in all organs of the state and society. It is, thus, mandatory to have one-third participation of women in all sectors of employment, with rights, benefits, respect and payments equal to male counterparts. In this respect, a policy has been proposed to form a GEFONT Women’s Committee to replace the Central Women Workers Department formed in 1992, and include all members of the Committee as ex-officio member of GEFONT National Executive Committee. The Committee will implement various activities, including committee formation and mobilisation, to expand and intensify the campaign of gender equality.
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Kathmandu, NIHWU- Central Women Committee has organized training for women members in GEFONT School.
Speaking in the inauguration session of...
Kathmandu, "Stop Violence against women" the slogan will wave in Mount Everest, Comrade Lal Bahadur Jairel Member of UNITRAV will...
Kathmandu, GEFONT has celebrated International Working Women Day grandly throughout the country on 8 March. On the occasion GEFONT Women...
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