Practice Relating to Rule 134. Women
In 2004, in a declaration of commitment on the implementation of human rights and international humanitarian law, the Prime Minister of Nepal stated:
Women and children shall enjoy the rights of special protection. The rights of women and children shall be fully protected and international laws such as the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women shall be respected. The mechanism to examine ways to end such discrimination shall be strengthened.
Through the CP-CIAC [Comprehensive Programme for Children in Armed Conflict], the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) provides a package of social services and interventions … includ[ing] provisions for the special needs of girl child soldiers.