Kathmandu : Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens Thammaya Thapa has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to end violence of all sorts.
At a press conference organized here today by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens in the context of the 12th National Day against Human Trafficking on September 5, Minister Thapa reiterated that the stable government formed after a long time would end all anomalies.
“The incumbent government,” confessed Thapa, adding,” has not been able to deliver as per its promises due to various hindrances but it will leave no stone unturned to wipe out all the violence and social ills.”
Mentioning that many women in foreign employment would fall prey to the traffickers and would be exploited, she viewed that such an issue was a matter of shame to the Nepali women.
The 11th SAARC summit held in Kathmandu had passed the ‘SAARC Convention on Preventing and Combating the Trafficking of Women and Children’.
The National Day against Human Trafficking is annually observed on Bhadra 20 of Nepali month (that’s usually falls on September 5) in commemoration of the then Legislature Parliament in Nepal rectifying the Convention on Bhadra 20 in 2063 BS.
According to the Joint-Secretary at the Ministry Rajendra Kumar Poudel shared that various programmes would be held on that day to mark the day.
He shared that a rally would be organized from Bhrikutimandap that would march towards Shahid Gate, Ratnapark and would end up as a programme at the National City Hall on that day.