This version of newsletter encloses FF's intervention on various issues such as province wise incidents of FOE violations, Open Government Partnership, empowering WMGs at local levels, Media-related bill review, RTI, Open data and Gender in Nepali media.
The report is prepared on the basis of data derived after three months long monitoring of main news contents of major National media outlets for their representation of gender. It also presents annual trend of the women's presence in news byline and as news sources.
This study is a mapping and analysis of existing public sector open data initiatives (ODI) at the central and local levels. It reviews and analyses supply-side initiatives of the government and intermediaries and access to information to women and marginalized groups (WMGs). I
The Training of Trainers (ToT) manual focusing on four themes of Open Data, Budget Transparency, Citizen Reporting and Grievance Reporting is framed to promote citizens' participation in local governance.
This edition features annual press freedom report, review on draft bill of media, FF writing letter to Facebook, world press freedom, open data and open parliament, women's presence in Nepali media and more.
The report encloses freedom of press and expression updates from January to December 2018 which highlighted a total of 98 press freedom violations during this passing year 2018, a sharp rise compared to the previous year, 2017. Only 66 incidents were recorded in 2016.