LALITPUR: As the human rights situation of the country is deteriorating every day due to transitional period, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Sunday forwarded a proposal to the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers to gradually set up its office in all 75 districts in a bid to protect human rights.
Issuing a press statement NHRC, the constitutional rights watchdog, said that it had taken theoretical decision on the same on March 12, 2013. The commission has said that it believes opening offices in all districts would help to immediately address human rights issues at local level. The Commission informed that having office in each districts would help to raise awareness about human rights issue and boost public access to remedies against abuses.
It has currently regional offices at Biratnagar, Janakpur, Nepalgunj, Pokhara and Dhangadhi and sub-regional offices at Butwal, Jumla and Khotang.
The commission has been playing important role for the protection and promotion of human rights in the country. Realizing the important role of the Commission the government accorded Constitutional status to the commission following the success of April uprising of 2006.
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