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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

To take a stand against violence against women, National Information Commission (NIC), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women – UN Women Nepal and Zonta Club Nepal jointly organised a programme at Annapurna Hotel on December 5. It is part of the commemoration of the 25th year of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. The launch of the English version of the book documents the government’s schemes and provisions on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. The screening of a joint UN video “Take a Stand against Gender-Based Violence.” took place at the event. Chief Information Commissioner of National Information Commission, Krishna Hari Baskota; Secretary, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Bishnu Prasad Lamsal; Strategic Partnership Specialist of UN Women Nepal, Sharu Shrestha and President of Zonta Club, Shreejana Rana presented their views on the subject.