Commitment of all needed to ensure gender equality: PM Deuba

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to all on the occasion of 112th International Women’s Day.

Women’s Day is being celebrated under the national slogan “Social Justice and Gender Equity: Guarantee of Sustainable Development.

In a message on Tuesday, Prime Minister Deuba remembered women with high respect who contributed to help achieve women’s rights and ensure justice. March 8 is celebrated annually across the world to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women.

Women’s Day has been encouraging all to provide equal opportunities to women in social, political, cultural and economic sectors and move ahead towards the path of gender equality, Prime Minister Deuba said in the message.

“The Constitution of Nepal has resolved to build a proportional, inclusive and equitable society by ending all types of discriminations against women. It has also ensured proportional inclusive representation of women in all bodies of the state. All forms of violence and exploitation against women have been made punishable,” reads the message.

Stating that it is necessary to take initiatives in a coordinated manner by all the three-level governments in their respective sectors as women empowerment is the matter of common concern of all, Prime Minister Deuba stressed the need for commitment of all to ensure gender, social, economic and political rights of women.

Prime Minister Deuba has also extended best wishes to all Nepali sisters, women rights activists and all those individuals and organizations working for the protection and promotion of women’s rights. RSS

 

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