National Daughter meet ends


By Our Correspondent,Surkhet, Feb. 13: The 6th National Daughter Conference- 2080, held in Birendrangar, Surkhet concluded on Monday. 

The three-day conference was held to unite daughters and women's rights activists from Nepal's east to west.

Raj Kumar Sharma, Chief Minister of Karnali Province, inaugurated the Daughter Conference organised by Mainstream Women Service Centre on February 10.

The theme of this year’s National Daughter Conference was 'Commitment to Meet Sustainable Development Goal 5', and women participated at all decision-making levels. 

Women representatives from across the country attended the conference. 

A 17-point Karnali Declaration was also unveiled by the conference held under the chairmanship of Najbul Khan, coordinator of the National Daughter Conference.

Coordinator Khan said that necessary advocacy and cooperation would be made to increase the continuity and effectiveness of the programmes and campaigns for women's empowerment including the 'Savings Account of Daughter, Security of Life' and 'Daughter-in-law Scholarship Programme' of the local governments of Karnali Province.

He drew the attention of the stakeholders to expedite the security and rehabilitation works of the Jajarkot earthquake. 

The programme was attended by human rights activists, government officials, education experts and representatives of adolescent girls.

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