‘Reform in laws necessary for social transformation of women’

Deputy Speaker of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Hari Prabha Khadgi has said that there would be no economic prosperity in the country until discrimination between women and men exists.

Deputy Speaker Khadgi said so at a program organised on the occasion of 16th establishment day of National women Commission (NWC) here Wednesday.

Similarly, former Chairperson of the NWC Nainkala Thapa pointed out the need of joining hands by all women to end discrimination against women while former member of NWC Lily Thapa said that the NWC should reach villages and play active role to reduce pains of women.

Likewise, former Secretary of NWC Shard Raj Bista pointed out the reform in laws for social transformation of women. Presenting the working papers, Gita Pathak and Sushila Shrestha said that general people and specially suppressed women could not feel the change until there is no social transformation.



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