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Nepal Bar organizes awareness programs

Published on Dec 28 2008 // Main News
Beldangi, December 28: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees jointly organized public awareness programs on legal matters in various camps.

"There are frequent cases of rapes and other forms of sexual harassment in camps," said a legal expert adding, "These types of awareness programs will be really useful."

According to the Bar, there are complications in processing for resettlement due to divorce, marriage or relationship, which it has been dealing with in cooperation with other aid-agencies.

Supported by UNHCR, NBA has been shouldering legal issues of the exiled Bhutanese in Nepal. Bhutan News Service/Arjun Pradhan

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