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Campaign For Climate Justice: Women’s Team Sets Out For Gorekshep

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KATHMANDU:- A team, including Supreme Court judge Sapana Pradhan Malla and others, has left Lubuche for Gorekshep. The team had stayed at Lubuche on Sunday and set out for Gorekshep this morning. The squad comprising 40 females is far okay, according to Prajita Karki, chair of an organisation Saath Sathai that organises the trip to Kalapaththar.

The team that arrived Lukla on February 28 is scheduled to reach Kalapaththar on Monday morning and organise a special programme on the occasion of the International Women’s Day that falls on March 8 each year.

The squad comprising working women from different walks of life, is on a 13-day walk organised with the theme of ‘Women United for Climate Justice’ aims to draw the global concern over the impact of climate change and advocate for climate justice.

The Kalapathhar programme will be primarily focused on major consequences of climate change: snow melting and drying of water resources and their effects on women’s life.

Besides, the event is expected to helpful in promoting domestic tourism.

Various organisations and people from various walks of life have taken the campaign positively, said the organiser. For all people joining the campaign having successfully reached Gorekshep with the support of all just one day before the programme has indicated the realisation of the aim of the drive, said Karki.

Elite Expedition has undertaken affairs of other management for the programme. Similarly, police have been mobilised for security.

However, local people of Kalapaththar at Khumbupasang Rural Municipality where the programme is scheduled to take place are unaware about the event.

On the occasion, a declaration letter relating to the impact of climate change on the lives of women would be issued.
The Rural Municipality and the people’s representatives said that they had not been officially informed about the programme. “We have heard about it only through the media,” said acting chair of the Rural Municipality, Tasi Lhamu Sherpa.

The local level has not been reached out for coordination of the event, she said, adding that participation of the local level would make the programme more relevant. RSS

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