Constitutional Development of Gender Equality Issue in Nepal

8 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2010 Last revised: 7 Jun 2010

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Neetij Rai

Kathmandu School of Law (KSL)

Date Written: June 1, 2010


“Men and women are two wheels of the same chariot”. The above quotation reflects the importance of both men and women. The society can be considered as a chariot whose wheels are men and women. Inequality among them can result the chariot to lose its balance and head towards undesirable ends. This is the situation of our Nepalese society. A deep rooted concept of gender inequality has jeopardized our society for decades. In such situation, a change is needed, a change towards equality. Since society and law have an inevitable interrelationship, hence law can be one of the important means for the development of society. So, the need for development of law is must for the development of society.

The paper explores the development in the constitutional provisions gender equality issue in Nepal.

Keywords: gender euality, constitutional development, nepal, neetij rai

Suggested Citation

Rai, Neetij, Constitutional Development of Gender Equality Issue in Nepal (June 1, 2010). Available at SSRN: or

Neetij Rai (Contact Author)

Kathmandu School of Law (KSL) ( email )

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Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur 6618

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