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The Dalits of Nepal and a new constitution

The Dalits of Nepal and a new constitution

a resource on the situation of Dalits in Nepal, their demands, and the implications for a new constitution

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Published by UNDP - Nepal in Kathmandu .
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Statementcompiled by United Nations Development Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p.
Number of Pages73
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Open LibraryOL23213857M
LC Control Number2009311164

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As Nepal has signed several international human rights treaties and mechanisms, it is obliged to ensure the rights of victims of caste-based discrimination. If the new constitution does not secure the rights of Dalits and other vulnerable citizens, it will be a gross failure on Nepal’s part in upholding its international legal obligations.   New national tests have created increased difficulties for Dalits wanting to get into schools of medicine and dentistry. And the intense hostility faced by Dalit .

When Martin Macwan won the Kennedy award for his work on the Dalit Human Rights Campaign, he said, ‘’To me Dalit is not a caste, but a moral position one who respects all humans as equal is a Dalit.’’ Some Notes on New Approaches, New Books The release of Jabbar Patel’s feature film, Dr. Ambedkar, in India has brought the life. The Untouchability and Discrimination Act, promulgated in , and the Constitution of Nepal both provide clear protections for Dalits, who make up percent of the country’s population. Despite these legal provisions, acts of violence against Dalits have continued across the country.

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The Dalits of Nepal and a New Constitution A Resource on the Situation of Dalits in Nepal, their Demands and the Implications for a new Constitution Compiled by: United Nations Development Programme Kathmandu, September UNDP Nepal UN House, Pulchowk G.P.O. Box Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: + () Fax: + ()  As founder and managing director of the Samata Foundation, a Kathmandu-based research and advocacy organization that is a NED grantee, Darnal worked to bolster the involvement of Dalits in policy making and to ensure that Nepal’s new constitution includes protections for Dalits.

Various Human Rights Activists and some ethnic groups in lowland Nepal have accused the Constitution of being gender discriminatory especially in regards to citizenship provisions.

They allege new constitution makes it difficult for woman to pass on citizenship to their children as compared to sioned by: Constituent Assembly Of Nepal. the publication of Naya Sambidhan ma Dalit: Rupantaran ma Almal [Dalit in new Constitution of Nepal: Confusion in Transformation] SAMATA Policy Paper.

Meanwhile, with an aim to exchange Indian experience about Dalit representation, the book Satta-Bimarsh ra Dalit: Ambedkar, Drishtikon ra Bibechana [Dalit and Power. 2 days ago  Many high level committees were formed in the past to abolish caste-based discrimination.

The article of the Constitution of Nepal () has a provision of the formation of “National Dalit Commission” as the Constitutional Commissions and this commission. InNepal ratified the People’s Constitution, which was based on the ideals of democracy and equality.

The Constitution rejected the caste system, linked Dalit problems with human rights, and guaranteed equal rights to Dalits. The international community also became active in Nepal, addressing Dalit problems as a priority development issue. In a move taking ahead the long-pending bills, the Government of Nepal has registered 16 out of 17 key bills pertaining to fundamental rights in the parliament on Aug The 17 new laws under consideration are going to make up the total 31 fundamental rights and duties as promulgated by Nepali Constitution.

These people are the so called “untouchables” or the dalits who are treated as second class citizens by the community members. The constitution of Nepal guarantees equality for the dalits but in the real world, outside long winding provisions of the constitution and legalese, the dalits are still openly treated as less than human.

The Constitution specifically forbids discrimination against Dalits: No person shall, on the basis of caste, be discriminated against as untouchable, be denied access to any public place, or be deprived of the use of public utilities.

Any contravention of this. services, employees’ administration) as well as in the private sector in the new constitution. FEDO’s recommendations for effective inclusion of Dalit women in Nepal’s political transition7 1. The new Constitution of Nepal must fully guarantee the right to equality and non-discrimination in line with international human rights law.

The promulgation of a much anticipated new constitution of Nepal in late partially ended a prolonged political transition, including the decade long Maoist insurgency.

However, ethnicity remains a contentious area in both politics and economic action (Karki,Khanal et al.,Lawoti and Hangen,Adhikari and Gellner, ). Recent political groups, such as the Unified. Many high level committees were formed in the past to abolish caste-based discrimination.

The article of the Constitution of Nepal () has a provision of the formation of "National Dalit. This study was carried out to find the effects of the Maoist’s war on the Dalit movement in Nepal.

The data were generated and interpreted using qualitative research design and methods. The major p. Unofficial translation by Nepal Law Society, International IDEA, and UNDP. This complete constitution has been generated from excerpts of texts from the repository of the Comparative Constitutions Project, and distributed on Nepal's Constitution of The new constitution, which was signed into law inprovisions the "right against untouchability and discrimination" as a fundamental right.

However, despite the ban on such discrimination. Nepal to investigate Dalit killings following arranged marriage dispute Yashica Dutt’s new book traces her realisation that her history is one of oppression, not shame Constitution.

The case involves Mushtaq Ahmed Mir, an unemployed Dalit man who sued a Kashmiri newspaper for publishing an incorrect report identifying him as a suspect in a murder case. When Mushtaq filed the case he asked the judge to waive the court fee because he was a Dalit.

Dalit (Sanskrit: दलित, romanized: dälit), meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit and Hindi, is a term used for people belonging to castes in India who have been subjected to untouchability.

Dalits were excluded from the four-fold varna system of Hinduism and were seen as forming a fifth varna, also known by the name of now profess various religious beliefs, including.

After two long months of negotiations, new assembly members are now finally sitting down and writing a new constitution. But experts say even in the new assembly, the Dalit community is the most under-represented, with only 7 percent, or 38, of the Constituent Assembly members being Dalit.

The Interim Constitution of Nepal and Dalits Part 3 fundamental Rights • Article 13 Right to Equality (2) – No discrimination shall be made against any citizen in the application of general laws or grounds of religions, race, sex, caste, tribe or ideological conviction or any of these.

However, this is changing: 25 Dalit women have been elected as members of the Constituent Assembly and this is one my happiest achievements. The constitution-making process is a unique opportunity to ensure that the constitution will guarantee equality and, for the first time in Nepali history, Dalit women are represented in political processes.’.The Dalit movement still suffers from a lack of seriousness, particularly as Dalit leaders present themselves as a subservient to Nepal’s political leaders.

It is high time for them to stop playing the victim and take up the issue of Dalit representation by themselves and .Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies Volume 27 Number 1 Dalits in Nepal No.

1 & 2 Article 12 December Book review of 'The Dalit Nepali Social Movement' by Yam Bahadur Kisan Rama Lohani-Chase The College of New Jersey Follow this and additional works at: Recommended Citation.