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Children Act needs amendment, says stakeholders

By A Staff Reporter

Kathmandu, June 19: Debate on amendment of the Children’s Act-2075 has begun as some of the provisions of the act are found to be contradictory. 

The provision on child marriage in the recently introduced act has contradicted with other legal documents. Though some legal documents have defined that an individual below 18 is termed a child or minor, the Children Act-2075 has mentioned that the marriage of individuals aged 18-20 as a child marriage. It has also categorised population aged 18-20 as children. So, the stakeholders have demanded that the contradicting provision of the Act should be amended.Speaking at a programme organised by Children as Zone of Peace (CZOP) in the support of Plan International on Monday, Bharat Adhikari, a programme manager of the Child Workers in Nepal, said the Act has also contradicted the provision regarding child labour. Though the act has prohibited deploying children below 14 in domestic work, child labour prohibition and regulation act has barred to employ an individual upto 18 years in domestic work. Therefore, the provisions in the act require the amendment. Krishna Bhakta Pokharel, chair of the regulation drafting committee of the House of Representatives, said the committee had been discussing to amend the provision that has termed the marriage of the individuals aged between 18 to 20 years as illegal marriage and marriage of individuals aged upto 18 years as child marriage.Now, many girls across the country have been facing unacceptance from their parents and in-laws after their child marriages have been cancelled by existing law, Pokharel said. The major challenge is the protection of girls, Pokharel added.Minister of Women Children and Senior Citizen, Tham Maya Thapa said the government was planning to form municipality and ward level mechanism with the representation of ward level candidates to facilitate the issues regarding violence against women and children.The Children Act-2075 make local levels accountable to address the issues of children and women rights. Murari Prasad Kharel, director of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said the lack of awareness, rude cultural system, and misuse of technology play vital role towards child marriage.Madhu Sudan Dawadi, programme manager of CZOP, said if grade six to grade eight course books could include the topic of child marriage, it would help minimize the child marriage cases in the country. He also stressed the requirement of an integrated programme at local levels to address the issues related to children.

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