महिला सहिद दिवस

सन् १९८९ को डिसेम्बर ६ मा महिलावादी भएको भन्दै क्यानाडाको मन्ट्रियल बिश्वबिधालयमा १४ जना छात्रालाई कलेजकै एक युवाले कक्षाकोठामा प्रवेश गरि मारेको घटना पछि उनीहरूको सम्झनामा संसार भर डिसेम्बर ६ मा महिला सहिद दिवस मनाईने गरिन्छ | त्यसो त हरेक आन्दोलनमा लडेर सहिद भएका महिलाहरू कै पनि कम सम्झना हुने गरेको छ |

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22nd International 16 days Activism on violence against women 2012

Each year the 16 Days of Activism campaign has provided a rallying point for the governments, NGOs, CBOs and other stakeholders in the country to mount events aimed at raising awareness, influencing behavior change and securing high level of political commitment to end violence against women(VAW). So, different women organizations and activists have been celebrating 16 days of activism as an International Day to end "Violence against Women" on 25th November since 21 years. This day was chosen to commemorate the death of three Mirabel sisters, Patria, Maria and Antonia, who were detained, tortured and assassinated in 1960 during the dictatorship of Trujillo in the Dominic Republic. This incident can be taken as the political violence based on gender discrimination. So, the feminists from all over the world started to celebrate the day of their assassination as Day on "Violence against Women". Later on it was officially recognized by United Nations and established it as an International Day on elimination of all forms of "Violence against Women".

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22nd International 16 days Activism on violence against women 2012

Each year the 16 Days of Activism campaign has provided a rallying point for the governments, NGOs, CBOs and other stakeholders in the country to mount events aimed at raising awareness, influencing behavior change and securing high level of political commitment to end violence against women(VAW). So, different women organizations and activists have been celebrating 16 days of activism as an International Day to end "Violence against Women" on 25th November since 21 years.

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बलात्कार विरुद्ध राष्ट्रिय अभियान

पछिल्लो समयमा देशभर बढ्दै गएका बलात्कारका घटनाले हरेक संवेदनशील व्यक्तिको शिर निहुरेको छ । ओरेक नेपालको तथ्याङ्कलाई मात्रै आधार माने पनि गत तीन महिनामा मात्र १४९ जना महिलाहरू बलात्कृत भएका थिए, १४ जनामाथि बलात्कारको प्रयास भएको  थियो  । यसरी बलात्कृत भएका  महिलामा विशेषत; दलित, गरिव, एकल महिला एवम् बालिकाहरू रहेका छन् । यो स्थितिले  हाम्रो देश अहिले कुन दिशामा जाँदै छ भन्ने तीतो यथार्थलाई प्रस्ट पार्दछ । न्याय, समानता र आत्मसम्मानको लागि भनि सबै नेपालीको सहभागितामा भएको ६२÷६३ को सफल आन्दोलनपछिको स्थितिमा देशमा महिलाको स्थिति यस्तो देखिनु भन्दा पीडादायी अरु के हुन सक्ला ?

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CAMPAIGN ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ALLEGING AS WITCHES

Context: Nepal a country emerging from armed conflict and with a strong base of patriarchy and feudalism at its roots, has institutionalized the norm of violence as portrayed in social values, political criminalization and impunity. The practice of routinely subjecting women to various forms of violence from womb to grave is pervasive. Lately the practice of alleging women as witches and brutalizing them mutilating them and even murdering them is in increase.

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