Loo Niva has organized one-day sensitization and orientation program for elected members and public officials of all 7 municipals of Dadeldhura district on 1 April 2023. The program was conducted jointly with Swatantrata Abhiyan Nepal (SAN). The main objectives of the event were to orient on the role of the local level in protecting child rights and strengthening public education, information about the child rights structure/ mechanism, and the state of public education at the local level from each municipality representative, and collect their commitment. The program was coordinated with the Education Development and Coordination Unit (EDCU) Dadeldhura. Altogether 44 participants (Male:36, female:8, and PwDs: 2) participated in the program.
Similarly, Konjyosom and Mahankal Rural Municipality of Lalitpur passed the Educational Act 2079 from the village assembly on 25 June 2023. Loo Niva and Patan CBR provided technical and financial assistance in this activity. The education act has been also shared among SMC, PTA, and Child Club network members. Loo Niva and Patan CBR collaborated to conduct the program. The sharing also highlighted the roles and responsibilities of SMC and PTA as per the Educational Act 2079 of Konjyosom.
All the representatives of the municipalities have committed to developing child protection mechanisms in their municipalities and are also committed to carrying out actions against child labor and ensuring the rights of the children.