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NCWC to review women quota for elected posts

... following Cabinet’s rejection of proposal that included introducing a quota

The National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) will review part A of the National Plan of Action of Promotion of Gender Equality in Elected Offices following the Cabinet’s rejection to introduce a quota, it was pointed out at the conclusion of the 2nd national conference on women in governance, leadership and politics in Thimphu, yesterday.

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Court seeks NCWC and RENEW intervention

Almost seven months after Thimphu police charged a 24-year-old woman from Wangduephodrang on eight counts of brawling and battery offences, court officials are still waiting for a response from agencies that look into women issues.

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Movie director urges ACC to investigate recent film awards

Karma Lhatrul Rinpoche, director of the feature film, Tshorwa - The Inner Call, has written to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) to investigate Bhutan Film Association’s (BFA) executives and board directors for probable corruption associated with the recently concluded 16th Bhutan National Film Awards.

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Party on school campus involving alcohol and cigarettes?

Concerns raised on social media

The Tendu Tshechu Committee (TTC) in Samtse has submitted a clarification regarding a post that recently went viral on social media, questioning the ethics of Tendu Central School authorities for allowing a party to be organised on the school’s campus.

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