Resolution on the Constitution of Nepal

7 May 2015

The 31st Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, meeting 22-24 April 2015 in The Hague, the Netherlands:

Notes that Nepal has been in a state of transition since 2006 and that the drafting of a democratic constitution has been prolonged while ethnic conflict and violence against women have both increased;

Calls on the political parties of Nepal to complete the drafting of a new democratic and inclusive constitution and promulgate it in 2015; and

Calls on the government of Nepal to end the impunity for perpetrators of unprecedented violence against women, dowry-killings, domestic violence and murder.