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9.76% women sources in 1080 news

This report enclosing monitoring period from October to December along with annual trends and further entails about under representation of women in bylines and as news sources on the main news contents of Nepali national dailies.

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Nepal Open budget Survey 2017: Summary Report

The Open Budget Survey 2017 report produced by International Budget Partnership (IBP) encloses status of budget transparency of various countries including Nepal. For Nepal, the study was carried out by Freedom Forum.

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खुला बजेट सर्वेक्षण : २०१७ नेपाल

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FREE EXPRESSION XL

Freedom Forum hereby, presents fortieth issue of its newsletter which encases incidents of FoE violations, organizational activities, campaigns, review papers, reports, international news and events relating to FoE issues during the months of October to December 2017.

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आमसञ्चारसम्बन्धी ऐन बनाउन सो सम्बन्धी विधेयकको मस्यौदा प्रति फ्रीडम फोरमको गम्भिर ध्यानाकर्षण पत्र

सरकारले मौजुदा ३ वटा सञ्चार क्षेत्रका ऐनहरू (१) छापाखाना तथा प्रकाशन ऐन–२०४८ (२) राष्ट्रिय प्रशारण ऐन–२०४९ र (३) श्रमजीवी पत्रकारसम्बन्धी ऐन २०५१ खारेज गरी सो लाई प्रतिस्थापन गर्ने उद्देश्यले आमसञ्चारसम्बन्धी ऐन बनाउन सो सम्बन्धी विधेयकको मस्यौदा गरेको जानकारी हुन आएको छ ।

यस सम्बन्धमा सूचना तथा सञ्चार क्षेत्रको नीति एवं कानुनका सम्बन्धमा लामो समयदेखि अध्ययन, अनुसन्धान र वकलात गर्दै आएको संस्थाको हिसाबले हाम्रो गम्भीर ध्यानाकर्षण भएको छ ।

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An update on RTI filed at 753 local levels of Nepal
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Annual Press Freedom Report 2017

The report encloses freedom of press and expression updates from January to December 2017 which highlighted a total of 66 press freedom violations during this passing year 2017, a sharp rise compared to the previous year, 2016. Only 25 incidents were recorded in 2016.

 

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Factors abound against Press Freedom: Media Mission III Report

The Media Mission III Report prepared with field visit in the southern plains of east of Nepal on the eve of December 7, 2017 elections: finds no physical threats to journalists. However, political parties' influence, division and groupism within journalists, lack of technical skills, non-implementation of minimum pay scale to journalists, border crime are severe hindrances to the professionalism in journalism.

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Nepal's Citizens Climate Budget-Nepali
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Nepal's Citizens Climate Budget-English

Nepal's Citizens Climate Budget (CCB) presents how the budget is being allocated to address climate change and its effects in Nepal. It uses official information from the Ministry of Finance and other government agencies in Nepal. This is designed for the public to understand how the government uses public finance to address climate change.

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Huge Gender Gap in News Sources: Report

The report contains evidence based quantitative data on gender divide in the main news contents of major nepali and english national dailies.

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Unabated Impunity

This is a booklet based on the study report produced by Freedom Forum. The booklet contains present legal status of the cases of  journalists murdered and forcefully disappeared during the Pre- and Post-  conflict.

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Nepali Media in Disaster: A Report

The report describes impact of flooding and water inundation in the Provinces 1 and 3 after heavy monsoon rainfall from June 01, 2017.

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Media Mission to Province No. 2- Report

This report prepared after several discussions with Journalists and CSO representatives in Province No. 2 presents the overall status of media and CSOs in the southern plains of Nepal on the verge of Phase III Local Level Election 2017.

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Relatively Free but haunting self-censorship: A Report of Far-West Media Mission

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum after conducting a media mission on the run up to the second round of local level election in the far-west region of Nepal.

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FREE EXPRESSION XXXVIII

This is Freedom Forum's trimesterly published newsletter which encloses organizational activities, media monitoring reports, policy updates and organizational self-disclosure update during the period of April to June 2017.

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6% female bylines in 9 national dailies: A report

This report presents an outcome of the assessment on women's participation in the Nepali print media as news source, news actors and news reporters in byline. The report presents slight improvement with the rise of female journalists and news sources in Nepali media contents.

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Violations of Freedom of Expression and Opinion during First Round of Local Election in Nepal

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum Nepal during the first round of local level election, June 2017 in Nepal. FF kept on monitoring FoE during election since it largely manifests the citizen's freedom of expression through ballots. So, any activity creating the atmosphere unfavourable to elections obviously is associated to the violation of freedom of expression.

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Review Report_Online Media Operation Directive 2017

This review report is prepared by  the team of expert of Freedom Forum being based on the international standard and constitutional provisions of freedom of expression (FoE). The review report of the new directive presenting areas of confusions and dilemmas within directive as well as recommendations for the betterment of FoE practices via online platform . 

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May 3 Report 2017 in Nepali

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum on World Press Freedom Day encasing cases of press freedom violations, freedom of expression, media policy and impunity watch during the period of a year (May 2016 to April 2017).