Punya Shila Dawadi Ghimire

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Personal Details

Name:Punya Shila Dawadi Ghimire

Date Of Birth:1975-01-10


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Designation : Advocate

Licence No : 6933

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Temporary Address:Kathmandu, Nepal

Mobile No:9841437949

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Law Firm Phone: 5543111 5200891

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Academic Qualifications

LLM 2020   Purbanchal University, Biratnagar ,Nepal   Major Subjects - Human Rights and Gender Justice
M.B.A 1997; - Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal       Major subject –Finance
 L.L.B 1999-  Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal Major Subjects - Family Law, Press Law, Human Right, constitution
 B.ED1997-    Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal   Major subject -Supervision
 B.com. 1995,- Private, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu,   Nepal
 I.Com.1992- Namuna Machhendra Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu,Nepal
S.L.C.1990 – Madan Memorial Girls High School, S.L.C.Board

Employment and Professional Experiences

15th Dec. 2000 - Till date    :  Senior Legal Officer / project coordinator  Legal Aid & Consultancy Center, Manbhawan, Lalitpur, Nepal.                      
prooviding legal aid and services to GBV affected women and children for legal support such as counseling, mediation, paralegal support including court representation.
- Drafting writ on PIL and pleading
-Developing quarterly plan for providing effective services
-Rescue to victim women and children
-Providing Trainings on Mediation, Paralegal, Domestic violence, Gender based violence, Leadership Development, sexual Abuse
-Advocacy in Social issues especially on child and women through NGOs Network
- Conducting the role of Programme coordinator in- “Access to Justice for Vulnerable people in Nepal".
November 2010:- Consultant UNDP Nepal, KSK Building, Pulchowk, Kathmandu
- Legal Edition of the 11 Thematic Committee Report analyses by women networks
-Highlighted the major agreements and disagreements done by women networks
-Draft in nepali on behalf of the women networks.
-Identifying and numbering articles of the 11 Thematic Committee Report has been changed. 
March 2009- Dec 20012: - Legal Advisor Women Act, Bishalnagar, kathmandu
  • Legal analyst of the 11 thematic committee report consult process SPCBN project
  • Giving Training on  legal  issue
  • Cases and issues analysis in the side of women and children.
Dec2005-Dec 2018:-  Legal Advisor X-POSE Nepal, Chabhal, Lalitpur 
-Giving Training on legal issues, Sexual Harassment, sexual abuse and Child Right’ for  school Teachers 
 -Cases and issues analysis in the side of children
-Proposal writing for youth welfare, awareness. 
Nov 2008 –2020 Dec : Legal Advisor Mahila Adhikar Manch,Nakhipot,Lalitpur
  • TO conduct awareness Programme to Rural Women.
  • To conduct Para legal classes.
  • Group Formation against social crime like Alcoholism, Domestic Violence, and Gambling.
  • To provide essential legal support.
Jun 1999 to 14th Dec 2000 - Advocate (volunteer)  LACC women’s Right helpline, Lalitpur
  •   Providing legal aid and services to women and children for legal support such as legal counseling, paralegal support including court representation
March1991-Feb1996:- Primary Teacher
  Mount Valley Higher Secondary School, Mahalxmisthan,Lalitpur
-Teaching on Primary level with demonstrating manner.

Participation on Training & workshop Programme 

2018   Participation on Training of Trainers (ToT) on “Breaking the Cycle:  Ending the Gender Based Violence” Antananarivo, Madagascar, 16-24 April
2017  Advanced Access to Justice and legal empowerment through civil Justice Surveys : a conversation Amongst Civil Society Organization " -  Open Society Foundation  Held in Philippines Manila(  4-8 October)
2017      Advance Training of Trainers on “Mediation” organized by mediation council,    Nepal
2016    (5 days) Master Training of Trainers on “Mediation” organized by mediation council,    Nepal
(5 days)  Training of Trainers (ToT) “Capacity Building Workshop for Community Paralegal Practitioners Towards Access to Justice” organized by South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS) to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from June 28th -2nd July, 2015.
2013    (6days) - Training on Pop culture with a purpose specialization: Planning, Monitoring and     Evaluation, Nagarkot Bhaktpur Organized by Break through
2013    (3 days) - Workshop on Instructional Design and Facilitation Lalitpur Organized by Break through
2013   (3 days) – Workshop on challenging persisting violation of children’ rights:   Encoring    effective legal advocacy in South Asia, Kathmandu  ,CRIN & Base
2010 (10 days) - Training on Basic Psychological Support, Kathmandu  Organized by LACC
2008 (3days) - Training on Juvenile Justice organized by Advocats Sans Frontieres (ASF) and  Cap- Corn
2007 (5days) - Training on Advocacy and Good Governance at Nagarkot, Kathmandu Organized by NAFAN and ICIMOD  
 2007 (5days) - Mediation training -Organized by Mediation Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
2007 (5days) - Regional Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop for Capacity Building of Community Based Organization in Advocacy Strategies at Nagarkot, Kathmandu 
2007 (5days) - Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop for Capacity Building of Community Based Organization at Staff College   
2005 (3days) - Community Mediation Training- Organized by Mediation Development Center,    Kathmandu, Nepal
 2004 (3days) - Court Mediation Training- Organized by Mediation Development Center, Kathmandu, Nepal              
2002 (5days) – Training Workshop on Psycho- Social Counseling Service for Sexual Abused &    Exploited Children -Organized by Lacc & Cwin, Kathmandu, Nepal.
1996 (10 months) – Journalism -Organized by Nepal Press Institute, Kathmandu,Nepal.

Seminar Conferences Attended

2018-  CEDAW  PERIODIC REPORT OF NEPAL Seventy-first session  22 October-25 October 2018, Geneva, Switzerland
2016- Sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women to be held from 14 to 24 March 2016 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. United State of America
2006 –7th International conference of chief Justices of the world on Article 51 of the    Constitution of India - organized by City Montessori School, Lucknow, India
2002 -South –Asian ILO- IPEC Technical Meeting on Psycho- social Rehabilitation and    Occupational Integration of Child Survivors of Trafficking - organized by ILO-IPEC    Kathmandu, Nepal.
2001 – Sexual harassment at workplace, organized by ILO-IPEC Kathmandu, Nepal

Training Conducted As A Trainer:

-  2018   basic mediation training conducted by Lalitpur metropolitan and LACC 8 days -2074.12.06 to 2074.12.13
 -      2017 - Vital Registration and Citizenship Training’ (two days) in Dhading, Nuwakot, Gorkha,    Sindhupalchowk and Kathmandu conduct by Oxfam and LACC
 -      2016 - Basic Mediation Training conduct by Mediation council (8 days) in Jhapa
 -    2016- Paralegal training (3 days training) organized By LACC.
2015- Paralegal Training  conduct by CWIN at Pokhara (3 days)
2015- Gender, Justice and Human right (3 days training) organized By Lacc and International Alert in  Dhanagadi .
2014- Gender, Justice and Human right (3 days training) organized By Lacc and International Alert in  Panchthar .
Women and youth focused Legislative Town hall meeting(1 day workshop) organized By Women Act  in  Panchthar,Ilam  and Jhapa
‘Effective Implementation of Domestic Violence Act’ (including mediation under Act)  Training For V.D.C. secretaries (Three Days training) Organized By LACC in  Janakpur  and Lalitpur
‘Effective Implementation of Domestic Violence Act’(One Day training) Organized By LACC & Women Commission  at Jhapa
Community Mediation Training For V.D.C. secretaries (  Three Days training) Organized By LACC
Women Leadership Development Training For Women Group Organized By LACC in Makwanpur and Jhapa ( 3 days ) .
‘Sexual Harassment, sexual abuse and Child Right’ at School For school Teacher Organized By X-pose  Nepal , trained to  15 schools in Kathmandu valley ( 1 day)
Child And Women's Right Training For School Teachers Organized By X-pose Nepal ( 1 day) .
Leadership Development Training For Local Governance Organized By LACC ( 5 days ) In Different District.
Community Mediation Training Organised by LACC, ( Three days)  Makwanpur.

Paper Presentation

    2014 -Juvenile Justice System, Implementation of decision, child protection:  Barrier and  Solution Organized by CWIN
    2012-    Existing rape, sexual abuse related law for doctors ----- CWISH
    2012- Domestic violence Act & regulation - at Dhading ( ICJ) vdc secretariats
   2003- Lecture Class for Preparation of Public service to Section officers Applicants
   2001- Highlight on Domestic Children and Existing Law in Nepal. 2001 May 9-10. CWISH,  Chabahil,  Kathmandu, Nepal.

Article & Book Published

-  Access to Justice in Rape Cases  -Supreme Court Bar Association (WomenLaw Bulletin)  2021
- Law related Women and children  book late-2019/20 (LACC)
- Legal Information Book for School Children - 2013 (LACC)
- Domestic Violence- LACC Lens, 2010           
- Juvenile Justice- LACC Lens ,2009
- Gang Rape & Existing law-LACC Lens, 2008
-Many articles published in national and local news papers in women and children's issues


2014   conducting mobile legal clinics in different VDCs (Kanchanpur & Lalitpur districts) on legal rights of women and domestic and gender Violence  LACC /ASF                                                                       
 2012      A member in a team for Periodic Report of CEDAW of Nepal            LACC                     
2010      Giving training to parliamentarians to fulfill the lacking on                   UNDP
 11 Thematic Committees Report especially focused on women and children

Membership in Professional Society & Other

   Nepal Bar Association - Member
 Nepal Red Cross Society, Kathmandu, Nepal. - Life member