Nepal: In Kapilvastu, an interaction program has been held with the stakeholders on the impact of Covid-19 on education. An interaction program was held at Shivaraj-2, Balapur on Tuesday on the occasion of National Child Rights Day with the national slogan “Protection of child rights is the responsibility of all of us”.
Where there is harassment and discrimination, there is interaction with stakeholders on the impact of Covid-19 on education on re-enrollment of out-of-school children and education with the aim of resisting the Asha Network.
Addressing the program organized by Balapur Asha Network with the support of KIRDARC Nepal Storm Foundation, the coordinator of Shivraj Municipality, Ward No. 2, Shivraj Municipality Mayor Netra Raj Adhikari said that he would always strive to bring the children to school. As the first school was the home and the school was the one that had a negative impact on the children due to various forms of repressive violence against children through various means, everyone urged their children to go to school.
In the interaction program, Kishor Kisori Sahar Swavalamban Group Secretary Suresh BK, Janata Aadharbhut Vidyalaya Principal Purushattam Bhattarai, Buddha Aadharbhut Vidyalaya Principal Kamala Sharma, Basic Health Unit Dharmaraj Pal, KIRDARC’s Nepal’s Binod Kewat, School Management Committee Chairman Budhai Prasad Chai, and others to ensure children’s rights.
Stating that it is necessary to learn everything from education, he said that it is necessary for everyone to take initiative to bring it to the school. He said that due to the Covid-19 epidemic, education has been affected a lot, adding that despite the introduction of online classes, not all children have been able to participate in online classes.
He said that the recent closure of schools by Covid-19 has led to various negative activities in the society but it could bring various distortions in the society. “Children are four puppies who should be given the right to life, protection, development, and participation,” said Ward Chairman Ram Bahadur Chaudhary.
As 90 children are out of school in Ward No. 2, many children are still subjected to violence through various means. Chairman Chaudhary said that he would always support the efforts to bring the children to school. Various message-based street plays were also presented in the program.
Similarly, Indu Tharu said that a competitive slow race cycle program for gender equality was organized by Ekta and Gyanjyoti Kishor Kishori Dialogue Club in Shivaraj Municipality Ward No. 1 on the occasion of National Child Rights Day. Shushila Rayamajhi informed that an interaction program for minimizing child marriage has been organized by Sandesh and Safalta Swabalamban Dialogue Club in Ward No. 11 of Shivaraj Municipality.
Ram Abatar Chaudhary