Kathmandu (Pahichan) December 23 – Yuwa has organized stakeholder meeting on monitoring framework of comprehensive sexuality education. It was supported by Right Here Right Now Platform.
Sanskriti Shrestha from Yuwa explained what Right Here Right Now Platform is and its thematic issues on safe abortion, marriage equality and comprehensive sexuality education. One of the long term outcomes of RHRN platform in Nepal is legalization of same sex marriage and marriage equality by 2020.
Government representative from Ministry of Education, Curriculum Development Centre and Department of Education attended in this program, including resource person from three districts of valley.
Suresh Kumar Joshi from Curriculum Development Society said, “Now issues of SOGI have come up. The stuffs from LGBTI have come up. We have worked with Blue Diamond Society as well. We must include this section as well”. He added “We have also decided to add a teacher’s handbook and resource booklet on LGBTI issues”