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National Campaign against Kuriti

Generally, culture is considered as ‘holy’ because it is the reality to individuals ascribed by culture. There are many good learnings from the culture. Culture becoming advanced and human friendly becomes civilized culture. But if the culture is also promoting discrimination, violence and injustice, we should name them as ‘Kuriti’ or Harmful Traditional Practices. Such as witch-hunting is Kuriti in Nepal and some other countries. Some aspects of culture are fully based upon superstition rather than rationality. Kurities are [...]

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National Campaign against Kuriti

Generally, culture is considered as ‘holy’ because it is the reality to individuals ascribed by culture. There are many good learnings from the culture. Culture becoming advanced and human friendly becomes civilized culture. But if the culture is also promoting discrimination, violence and injustice, we should name them as ‘Kuriti’ or Harmful Traditional Practices. Such as witch-hunting is Kuriti in Nepal and some other countries. Some aspects of culture are fully based upon superstition rather than rationality. Kurities are [...]

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Humanist Model Village Program-2

SOCH Nepal implemented the Humanist Model Village Phase 2  program at Mahottari from 2011 to 2013 with the support of Growing Nepal Foundation (GNF). The project had identified most marginalized 40 Musahar Families. The program touches all walks of life from the community in health, education and income generation activities.

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Humanist Model Village Program

SOCH Nepal has a unique program of community development in which SOCH Nepal identifies the most marginalized Dalit village to implement self-owned community program. SOCH Nepal builds the community group to overall development in different sectors such as Education, Health and Income generation. The program is designed with their ideas and leadership. Community and SOCH Nepal together learns to grow and bring effective outputs. This program has become very successful in two districts. SOCH Nepal has replicated this program [...]

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कुरीतिको कारणले यस बर्ष ३३ जना को मृत्यु, प्रदेश २ आन्याधिक मारमा

सोच नेपाल २०७६ पुष १६ गते देखि २०७७ पुष १६ सम्म (जनवरी १, २०२० देखि डिसेम्बर ३१,२०२० सम्म) गरिएको मिडिया सर्भेक्षणले एक वर्षको अवधिमा देशभर कुरीतिका कारण ४०७ जना प्रभावित भएको पाइएको छ । राष्ट्रिय दैनिक पत्रिकामा सार्वजनिक भएका विषयलाई अध्ययन गरेर तयार परिएको अभिलेखले यस्तो देखाएको छ । यो अबधिमा जातिय छुवाछुतका ३४, बालविवाहका २३, दाइजोप्रथाका ८, छाउपडीका ५५, लैङ्गिकविभेदका १६, बलि प्रथाका २, देउकी प्रथाका १, केटि छोप्ने प्रथाका १, कुमारी प्रथाका ३, बहुविवाहका ५, अन्धबिश्वासका ४ [...]

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SOCH Nepal submit human rights reports to UN OHCHR

Last year, Freethought Lebanon and SOCH Nepal, with the assistance of Humanists International, submitted written reports on human rights issues to the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR). As part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, the submissions will provide essential, often firsthand facts to support the review of Lebanon and Nepal’s human rights framework. Freethought Lebanon reported on the severe restrictions on the right of freedom of expression and assembly in Lebanon. It referred to the Lebanese state’s unlawful [...]

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