Economic empowerment of women must to accelerate development efforts: Pm Dahal

Dainik Nepal Mar 08, 2023 | 7:03

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has called for the need to intensify efforts to develop women’s entrepreneurship and self-employment.

In a message on the occasion of the 113th International Women’s Day today, Prime Minister Dahal said that a culture should be developed of treating women with respect, and expressed the confidence that would provide more inspiration to establish equal rights and proportional representation in all organs of the state as well as their meaningful leadership.

“Political rights gain significance only when these rights have a positive impact on people’s lives, and bring about changes in social norms and practices and lay the foundation for cultural transformation”, PM Dahal said in the message. He also said all the movements for democracy or the great people’s war and other historical movements were built on the foundation of women’s participation, leadership and sacrifices.

The Constitution of Nepal has established equal rights for women as well as respectable and proportional representation in all aspects of policy making and state management. Prime Minister Dahal has also said that women have been given priority in family property, legal remedy, income generation and career development, which he said, are qualitative in terms of the systems and practices around the world.


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