Incident Reports

Nepal Teachers Federation staged symbolic protest in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Nepal Teachers Federation staged a three-hour sit-in in uniform prescribed by the government Maitighar Mandala in Kathmandu on July 23. The teachers' federation is in the movement demanding 14 percent increase in the salaries of primary school teachers and school staff, investment of 20 percent of the total budget by the state for quality education, promulgation of the National Education Act and change in the constitutional system.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media