Stories Tagged 'Citizenship'
An estimated 5.4 million individuals (24 percent of the population age 16 and over) lack citizenship in Nepal compelling them to experience discrimination in employment, education property ownership and even in receiving disaster relief, says a human rights report.full story »
District Administration Office, Bardiya, has recommended that the Ministry of Home Affairs take action against 450 people who acquired Nepali citizenship by providing false details. full story »
Dipika Soni of Nepalgunj-8 in Banke district regularly visits the High Court in Tulasipur and District Administration Office (DAO) seeking citizenship in her mother’s name for the past one year. full story »
Police have arrested Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) ward 11 secretary Ram Prasad Poudel on charge of recommending citizenship to a Chinese man. full story »
Police arrested a person of Phimphori VDC in Kavre district on the charge of taking citizenship by providing fake details. full story »
Discriminatory citizenship provision against women in Nepal has limited women’s ability to make economic decisions in a variety of ways, which can have far reaching consequences, said a report.full story »