Gauri Pradhan

Gauri Pradhan (Nepali: गौरी प्रधान) is a prominent social activist and human rights defender in Nepal as well as in South Asia. He is the founding President of a number of national institutes including a pioneer child rights organization Child Workers in Nepal (CWIN-Nepal) established in 1987. For his work on child rights and human rights in Nepal he has been conferred with a number of national and international honors including the UNICEF Global Leadership on the Rights of the Child in 2000 along with Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa. Gauri Pradhan currently holds an office as a Commissioner and Spokesperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), a constitutional organ of Nepal.

He was born on 5 August 1962 in Chautara, Sindhupalchok, Nepal. He did his schooling in his native village and higher studies in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. He has studied Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelors in Law from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. He has also undertaken professional training on Human Rights, Child Rights, Human Resources Development on Poverty Alleviation, Conflict Management and Peace Building, Development Studies, Leadership Development, and Gender Justice at variety of international institutes.

Gauri Pradhan has attended numerous international conference, seminars, symposiums, and dialogues on human rights, child rights and social development issues, both as a keynote speaker, advisor, and participant.

Read more about Gauri PradhanInvolvement in Democratic Movements, Work On Human Rights, Work On Child Rights, Work On Conflict Transformation and Peace Building, Social Service and Development Work, Research, Training and Publications

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... As a researcher, Gauri Pradhan has coordinated a number of research programmes on child rights issues, such as child labour, child protection, child education, social security, and on human ... Gauri Pradhan has written, edited and published several books ... Gauri Pradhan has so far trained over 1000 people from the government, law enforcing agencies, judiciary, NGOs, university, mass media and community organizations on the ...