Stories Tagged ' civil and criminal codes'
Despite the Civil and Criminal Code banning the practice of Chhaupadi, many women, particularly in western Nepal, continue to be forced outside their homes during their periods. Local administration and governments take no effective measures to enforce the law and raise awareness on the issue. full story »
The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has issued Godawari Declaration to conserve and promote freedom of expression, press freedom, right to information and civic rights.The federation issued the four-point declaration after discussing with the editors and its former chairpersons at Godawari.full story »
The Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (Nefej) has expressed serious concern over some provisions of Civil and Criminal Codes that came into force on August 17.full story »
The government registered a new bill at the Parliament Secretariat on Tuesday, outlining provisions that would further muzzle the country’s free press.full story »
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government is ready to amend the Civil and Criminal Codes that came into effect on Friday if there are shortcomings, following protests over some provisions in the new laws.full story »