Right to parental property essential for women: Defense Minister Pokharel

Defense Minister Ishwor Pokharel Thursday viewed that discrimination against women would not end until they get rights to parental property and lineage as men.

He also emphasized common understanding between women and men for ending such discrimination, and holistic advancement and development of women.

Pokharel was speaking at a photo exhibition organised in the Capital by the Nepal Cultural Museum (NCM) on the occasion of the 108th International Women’s Day, 2018.

He also praised and thanked the organizer for setting up a photo exhibition relating to women that he said would help record history of women.

Likewise, NCM President Chhitij Arun Shrestha said the display aims to fulfill a need for identifying the women in the society, who need to be exposed to the world.

Started today, the week-long exhibition has 200 pictures of luminaries from various walks of life Nepal’s who include Bhrikuti, Lord Buddha, Maya Devi, President Bidya Devi Bhandari, social worker Anuradha Koirala and former Chief Justice Shushila Karki, among others.



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