The convention on the rights of the child submitted to committee on the rights of the child



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COMBINED THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH PERIODIC REPORTS

OF


THE GOVERNMENT OF NEPAL

ON


THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

SUBMITTED TO
COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

UNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION

NEPAL

CONTENTS

Paragraphs Pages


ACRONYMS AND ABBRIVIATIONS 4

I. INTRODUCTION 8

II. METHODOLOGY AND CONSULTATION PROCESS 8

III. TREATY SPECIFIC REPORT 9

1.GENERAL MEASURES OF IMPLEMENTATION (ARTICLES 4, 42 AND 44, PARA. 6, OF THE CONVENTION) 9

(A)Remedies for violations 12

(B) Comprehensive National Strategy 13

(C) Publicizing the Convention (article 42) 16

(D) Publication of reports (article 44) 16

2. DEFINITION OF THE CHILD (ARTICLE 1 OF THE CONVENTION) 16

3. GENERAL PRINCIPLES (ARTICLES 2, 3, 6 AND 12) 17

(A)Non-discrimination (article 2) 17

(B) Best interests of the child (article 3) 19

(C) The right to life, survival and development (article 6) 20

(D) Respect for the views of the child (article 12) 24

4. CIVIL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS (ARTICLES. 7, 8, 13-17, 28, PARA. 2, 37 (a) AND 39) 25

(A) Birth registration, name and nationality (article. 7) 25

(B) Preservation of identity (article 8) 27

(C) Freedom of expression and the right to seek, receive and impart information (article 13) 27

(D) Freedom of thought, conscience and religion (article 14) 27

(E) Freedom of association and peaceful assembly (article 15) 27

(F) Protection of privacy and protection of image (article 16) 28

(G) Access to information from a diversity of sources and protection from material harmful to his or her well-being (article 17) 28

(H) The right not to be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, including corporal punishment (articles 37 (a) and 28, para. 2) 29

5. FAMILY ENVIRONMENT AND ALTERNATIVE CARE (ARTICLES. 5, 9, 11, 18 (PARAS. 1 AND 2), 19-21, 25, 27 (PARA. 4) and 39) 30

(A) Family environment and parental guidance in a manner consistent with the evolving capacities of the child (article 5) 30

(B) Parents’ common responsibilities, assistance to parents and provision of childcare services (article 18) 30

(C) Separation from parents (article 9) 30

(D) Family reunification (article 10) 30

(E) Recovery of maintenance for the child (article 27, para. 4) 31

(F) Children deprived of a family environment (article 20) 31

(G) Periodic review of placement (article 25) 31

(H) Adoption, national and inter-country (article 21) 32

(I) Illicit transfer and non-return (article 11) 32

(J) Abuse and neglect (article 19), including physical and psychological recovery and social reintegration (article 39) 33

6. DISABILITY, BASIC HEALTH AND WELFARE (ARTICLES. 6, 18 (PARA. 3), 23, 24, 26, 27 (PARAS. 1-3) AND 33) 34

(A) Children with disabilities (article 23) 34

(B) Health and health services, in particular primary health care (article 24) 35

(C) Social security and childcare services and facilities (articles 26 and 18) 40

(D) Standard of living (article 27, paras. 1-3) 41

7. EDUCATION, LEISURE AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES (ARTICLES. 28, 29, 30 AND 31) 42

(A) Education including vocational training and guidance (article 28) 42

(B) Aims of education (article 29) 46

(C) Cultural rights of children belonging to indigenous and minority groups (article 30) 47

(D) Education on human rights and civic education 47

(E) Rest, play, leisure, recreation and cultural and artistic activities (article 31) 48

8. SPECIAL PROTECTION MEASURES (ARTICLES 22, 30, 32-36, 37 (b)-(d), 38, 39 AND 40) 48

(A) Refugee protection (article 22) 48

(B) Children in armed conflicts, including physical and psychological recovery and social reintegration (articles 38 and 39) 49

(C) Children in situations of exploitation, physical and psychological recovery and social reintegration 50

(D) Children in street situations 54

(E) Children in conflict with the law, victims and witnesses 55

(F) Children belonging to a minority or an indigenous group (article 30) 56

IV. CHALLENGES AND CONSTRAINTS 56

ANNEXES 57

Annex-I 57

Annex -II 59

Annex-III 60

Annex-IV 61

Annex-V 62

Annex-VI 63

Annex-VII 64

Annex-VIII 65




ACRONYMS AND ABBRIVIATIONS

AIDS - Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome

ANC - Antenatal Care

ARI - Acute Respiratory Infection

ART - Antiretroviral Therapy

BCC - Behavioural Change Communication

CA - Constituent Assembly

CAAFAG - Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups

CABA - Children Affected by AIDS

CB-IMCI - Community Based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness

CB-NCP - Community Based New-born Care Package

CBOs - Community Based Organizations

CBS - Central Bureau of Statistics

CCT - Conditional Cash Transfer

CCWB - Central Child Welfare Board

CDC - Curriculum Development Centre

CDD - Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases

CEOC - Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care

CFLG - Child Friendly Local Governance

CLTS - Community Led Total Sanitation

CMR - Crude Mortality Rate

CPA - Comprehensive Peace Agreement

CRC - Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRO - Child Rights Officer

CRPD - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CTEVT - Centre for Technical Education and Vocational Training

CWIN - Child Workers in Nepal Concerned Centre

DACC - District AIDS Coordination Committee

DCPC - District Child Protection Committee

DCWB - District Child Welfare Board

DDC - District Development Committee

DoE - Department of Education

DPT - Diphtheria Polio and Tetanus

DWC - Department of Women and Children

ECD - Early Childhood Development

EFA - Education for All

FCHV - Female Community Health Volunteer

FM - Frequency Modulation

FNJ - Federation of Nepalese Journalists

GBV - Gender Based Violence

GDP - Gross Domestic Product

GNDI - Gross National Disposable Income

GNI - Gross National Income

GoN - Government of Nepal

HIV - Human Immuno-deficiency Virus

HP - Health Post

ICCPR - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ILO - International Labour Organization

IMR - Infant Mortality Rate

IOM - International Organization for Migration

ISP - Internet Service Provider

JJCC - Juvenile Justice Coordination Committee

MCH - Mother and Child Health

MCHW - Mother and Child Health Worker

MDG - Millennium Development Goal

MoE - Ministry of Education

MoFA - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MoHA - Ministry of Home Affairs

MoHP - Ministry of Health and Population

MoFALD - Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development

MoLJCAPA - Ministry of Law Justice Constituent Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs

MoLE - Ministry of Labour and Employment

MoPR - Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction

MoWCSW - Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare

NACC - National AIDS Coordination Committee

NAOSC - National Alliance of Organizations for Street Children

NBA - Nepal Bar Association

NCASC - National Centre for AIDS and STD Control

NDHS - National Demographic Health Survey

NER - Net Enrolment Rate

NFDIN - National Foundation for Development of Indigenous Nationalities

NFDN - National Federation of Disabled Nepal

NFHP - National Family Health Program

NGO - Non-Governmental Organization

NHRC - National Human Rights Commission

NIC - National Information Commission

NIP - National Immunization Program

NJA - National Judicial Academy

NLFS - National Labour Force Survey

NPA - National Plan of Action

NPC - National Planning Commission

NWC - National Women Commission

NWP - National Water Plan

ODA - Official Development Assistance

ODF - Open Defecation Free

ORC - Outreach Clinics

PAF - Poverty Alleviation Fund

PEP - Post Exposure Prophylaxis

PHC - Primary Health Care

PHCC - Primary Health Care Centre

PHRC - Peace Human Rights and Civic education

PLC - Para Legal Committee

PMTCT - Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission

PPC - Pre-Primary Class

PRSP - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

RCU - Refugee Coordination Unit

RMDC - Rural Micro-finance Development Corporation

SAARC - South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

SAIEVAC - South Asian Initiative to End Violence Against Children

SDIP - Safe Delivery Incentive Program

SLC - School-Leaving Certificate

SLTS - School Led Total Sanitation

SMC - School Management Committee

SRH - Sexual and Reproductive Health

SSRP - School Sector Reform Program

STI - Sexually Transmitted Infection

SWC - Social Welfare Council

TA - Technical Assistance

TYIP - Three-Year Interim Plan

TYP - Three-Year Plan

U5MR - Under- Five-Mortality Rate

UCCAN - Universal Access for Children Affected by AIDS in Nepal

UNDP - United Nations Development Program

UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund

UNMIN - United Nations Mission in Nepal

USA - United States of America

USD - United States Dollar

VCPC - Village Child Protection Committee

VCT - Voluntary Counselling and Testing

VDC - Village Development Committee

VHW - Village Health Worker

WCO - Women and Children Office



WFP - World Food Program


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