Policy Brief – Campaign against Discrimination through Art-based Approaches

Nepali legislation protects citizens, including young people and children, against all forms of discrimination. However, society still discriminates against people because of their gender or because of their caste. Young researchers in the Janapriya Child Club, Palpa, have explored the issue of discrimination, looking particularly at its root causes. Using arts-based methods, including street drama, music, photo collage, and a short film, Club members have engaged in dialogue with the Teachers’ and Parents’ Association and developed an action plan for a campaign against discrimination. Their work has informed the following recommendations.

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