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Interaction Workshop 'Issues of Social Inclusion in Constitution', Dhangadi

Venue : Hotel Jagadamba, Dhangadi
Time : 30 May 2009

Remarks :


SIRF had organized a regional interaction workshop on “Issues of Social Inclusion in constitution” with concern stakeholders in Dhangadi located at Far Western Region of Nepal. The participants of the program were: Local Leader of Political Parties, Government Official, Civil Society, Non Government Organization, Human Right Activist, Journalist and Other Experts. The preliminary session of the program was chaired by the Chairman of Human Right Advocacy Forum who also gave welcome remark. Padma Ratna Tuladhar, Senior Human Right Activist and Dhaman Nath Dhungana, Former House Speaker and Constitutional Expert were the chief guest. Further Mohan Das Manadhar, Senior Adviser of SIRF, was another panel member and gave brief introduction about SIRF in preliminary session.
In the research presentation session, there were presentations of two SIRF supported research studies and one presentation by legal expert of SIRF. The sequence of presentation is as follow
Social Inclusion/ Exclusion in Relation to Tharu Indigenous Knowledge and Practices
By Gopal Dahit
A Study of Dalits’ Inclusion in Nepali State Governance
By Yam Bahadur Kisan,
Issues of Human Right and Social Inclusion Relating to Culture and State Restructuring in Constitution
By Purna Man Shakya, Legal Expert
Each presentation was followed by the open floor discussion

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