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Society for Humanism (SOCH) Nepal

Introduction to SOCH Nepal

SOCH (Society for Humanism) Nepal envisions a rational Nepali society wherein all people enjoy equal dignity as human being. To secure this vision, SOCH Nepal advocates reforming in policies and laws against all forms of kuritis and superstition, promoting corruption and putting people’s lives in misery. SOCH Nepal has its primary focus of intervention in following areas in all provinces of Nepal. 1) Kuriti & Superstition, 2) Governance 3) Secularism & Tolerance 4) livelihood

 

Evidence-based advocacy and lobby, network and alliance strengthening, capacity building of beneficiaries and stakeholders, forging coordination and collaboration, promotion of livelihood of the underprivileged and marginalized community, all are major interventions that SOCH Nepal has adopted to ensure an effective outcome. 

 

SOCH Nepal works with lawmakers, national and sub-national government agencies, citizen and civil society organization, political parties, and the private sector to achieve the goal.

 सोच नेपालको परिचय

सोच नेपाल हरेक मानिसले सहअस्तित्व, समानता र स्वाभिमानयुक्त तर्कशिल समाजकोनिर्माणकालागि स्थापित मानववादी दर्शनमा आधारीत नागरिक 

संस्था हो. सोच नेपाल अभियानमुखि संस्था भएकाले देशका सातै प्रदेशमा स्थापित छ हाल सोच नेपालले अन्धविश्वास र कुरीति, सुशासन, धर्मनिरपेक्षता,

सहिष्णुता र समृद्धिकाक्षेत्रमा कार्य गरिरहेको छ.  सोच नेपालले कानुन निर्माता, तिनै तहका सरकारी निकाय, नागरिक र नागरिक संस्थाहरु, राजनीतिक 

दलहरु र नीजिक्षेत्रसँग आफ्नो लक्ष्य प्राप्तिकालागि सहकार्य गर्दछ

Humanism

Humanism is a democratic and ethical life stance that affirms that human beings have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives. Humanism stands for the building of a more humane society through an  ethics based on human and other natural values in a spirit of reason and free inquiry through human capabilities. Humanism is not theistic, and it does not accept supernatural views of reality.”  IHEU Minimum Statement on Humanism 

मानववाद

मानववाद एक गैरधार्मिक विश्वदृष्टी हो । यसले अन्धविश्वास, साम्प्रदायिकता र चमत्कार जस्ता कुरालाई अस्विकार गर्दछ । वैज्ञानीक सोच, प्राकृतिक दर्शन 

र मानवीय नैतिकतालाई यसले प्रबर्धन गर्दछ ।मानववादीहरु तर्क, मायाप्रेम, स्वतन्त्रता, समानता, सम्मान, न्याय, सुशासन, मानवअधिकार, विश्वव्यापी मानव

कल्याण,धर्मनिरपेक्षता  र  सहअस्तित्वमा विश्वास गर्दछन् । 

Kuriti (Harmful Traditional Practices)

Kuriti is any form of harmful practice deeply rooted in the society in the name of tradition, religion, social norms, value or culture - SOCH Nepal

कुरीति

धर्म, परम्परा, सँस्कार, सामाजिक मान्यता इत्यादीका नाममा समाजमा जरागाडेर  बसेका कुनैपनि मानवअधिकार हनन् गर्ने किसिमका अभ्यासलाई कुरीति 

भनिन्छ (सोच नेपाल)

Secularism

The separation of religion and state is the foundation of secularism. It ensures religious groups don’t interfere in affairs of state, and the state doesn’t interfere in religious affairs (National Secular Society, UK), 

धर्म निरपेक्षता

राज्य धर्मबिचको पृथकिकरण नै धर्म निरपेक्षताको मुल मर्म हो किनकि प्रजातन्त्रमा राज्यले जनतालाई धर्म वा सम्प्रदायका आधारमा हैन मात्रदेशको

नागरिककारुपमा पहिचान दिनु पर्दछ कुनैपनि धर्मको पक्ष वा विपक्षमा राज्यले कार्य गर्दा दोश्रो पक्षको अधिकार स्वतन्त्रतामा असरपर्दछ राज्यका

निर्णयहरु धर्मको आधारमा हैन विज्ञान न्यायका आधारमा हुनु पर्दछ  

Superstition

An irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear is called superstition. 

अन्धविश्वास

अज्ञान त्रासका कारण उत्पन्न हुने अतार्किक विश्वासलाई अन्धविश्वास भनिन्छ   

Good Governance

Sustainability of structural reforms; rule-based governance; quality of budget and public investment process; efficiency and equity of revenue mobilization; efficiency and equity of public expenditures; and accountability and transparency of the public service (IDA)

सुशासन

सोच नेपालले मान्यता दिएको सुशासनको परिभाषाः संस्थागत सुधारको स्थिरता, कानुनको शासन, सार्वजनिक बजेट नागरिक