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Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) released a report of child rights monitoring in constituent assembly (CA) Election 2070 on 9 January 2014 in Kathmandu.
Hon. Minister, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Ms. Riddhi Baba Pradhan was the chief guest of the programme. From political parties, Bamdeve Gautam, representative CPN-UML, Ram Sharan Mahat, Nepali Congress, Keshab Nepal, UCPN Maoist, Jeetendra Dev, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum–Lokatantrik (MJF-L) participated as guest speakers in the Programme. Similarly Hanna Singer, Representative, Unicef Nepal, Bir Bahadur Rai, Spokesperson of Election Commission also participated as guest in the programme.
The program started with the presentation of Mr. Tarak Dhital, Executive Director of CCWB. He presented the general introduction of the report along with its objectives, methodology, limitation, recommendations and conclusion of the report. The report showed the fact that, among the monitored cases, Nepali congress uses the maximum percentage (36%) of children, CPN UML and UCP-N Maoist follow and use 34 and 20 percent respectively. Similarly other parties uses around 10 percentage of children during election processes.
Government agencies, non-government organizations, civil society members, media, journalists, election monitoring agencies participated in the programme.
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