Commitment title:

Ending gender-based violence and harmful practices

Commitment description:

Nepal commits to achieving the SDG targets to attain gender equality, eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, and end child, early and forced marriage by 2030, with priority to enforcing the legislation and making the essential services package is available for all women and girls who have experienced violence, including services provided by health, social services, police and justice sectors.

Modes of engagement:
  • Budgetary and financial
    Ensure the full implementation of the National Gender Equality Policy with adequate financial and human resources.
  • Policy and guidance
    Support policy, legislative and programme measures that promote women’s economic empowerment and autonomy.
  • Programmatic action
    -Intensify efforts to collect, analyse and use sex and age disaggregated data including on the prevalence of violence against women and girls. -Establish a monitoring mechanism to track gender transformation and enhance accountability mechanisms.
Commitment to be actioned in: Nepal
Submitted from: Nepal
Submitted by
Ministry of Health and Population
Thematic area
Address gender-based violence and the harmful practices of child, early and forced marriages and female genital mutilation
Commitment category

(5) (a) Zero sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, including zero child, early and forced marriage, as well as zero female genital mutilation; and (b) Elimination of all forms of discrimination against all women and girls, in order to realize all individuals’ full socio-economic potential.