Role of Parliamentarian on combating Gender Based Violence, 3rd December 2015

The program on the “Role of Parliamentarian on combating Gender Based Violence” was organized in joint coordination of PSP/UNDP and Media Advocacy Group (MAG) at Hotel Himalaya, on the occasion of 16 Days Activism against Gender based Violence, which focused its consultation on challenges faced during implementation of combating mechanisms against Gender Based Violence. Concerns and challenges were observed from a total of 50 parliamentarians, civil society experts, media personnel and the Nepal Police. This was one of the very few moments where policy makers, implementer and practitioners came together to discuss such a burning issue, which helped the program facilitate smoothly and efficiently. Moreover, the program discussed the oversight functions, potential legislative for capacity development and possibilities for further strengthening the pre-existent regulations.