Nepal Gender Thematic Forum

DataShift has convened a series of national dialogues on the state of gender data in Kenya, Argentina, Nepal and Tanzania, with a view to identifying the challenges and opportunities around using citizen-generated data as part of an integrated, multi-stakeholder approach to facilitating engagement, spurring action, and monitoring progress on SDG 5. The Nepal Gender Thematic Forum was a huge success with more than 70 participants from diverse sectors including, governmental and bilateral organisations, academia, media INGOs, NGOs and CSOs. From the civil society, representation from indigenous community, gender and gender minorities, grassroots groups, child rights groups, women’s rights organisations, Dalit organisations, etc. were present in the room. The first half of the meeting had two expert panels representing different stakeholders, followed by interactive sessions among the participants through group work. Read the full report.