Faculty

Assoc. Prof. Kapil Aryal

Contact: Suryabinyak-4, Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, Bagmati, Nepal | 01-6634455, 01-6634663

Email : aryalkapil@gmail.com

Designation: Associate Professor

Biography

Mr. Kapil Aryal is Associate Professor at Kathmandu of Law. He started his professional career in 2000 as a practitioner lawyer, before joining Kathmandu School of Law. He has been teaching legal research and human rights related subjects at KSL. Kapil’s areas of expertise include preparation of reports related to UN human rights systems, conduct baseline surveys, field research, policy analysis, law review and desk research. He has also worked for the Central Child Welfare Board, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare-Nepal as Senior Program Manager.

 

Research Projects

  1. Researcher/Consultant, Review Report of Acts (Only Five) Enacted for the Implementation of Fundamental Rights Mentioned in the Constitution of Nepal, FHI 360, Mar. 6 - March 31, 2020.
  2. Researcher/Consultant, Civil Society Universal Periodic Review Report (to be submitted to the OHCHR), on behalf of National Coalition for UPR-Nepal (a coalition of more than 300 NGOs). Dec. 1, 2019-March 23, 2020.
  3. Researcher/Consultant, Civil Society Child Rights Specific Universal Periodic Review Report (to be submitted to the OHCHR), on behalf of Children Zones of Peace National Network (CZOP, a network of more than 600 child rights NGOs). Oct. 22, 2019-March 23, 2020.
  4. Researcher/Consultant, Civil Society Psychosocial Disabilities Specific Universal Periodic Review Report (to be submitted to the OHCHR), on behalf of KOSHISH Mental Health Self-help Organization. Dec. 1, 2019-March 23, 2020.
  5. Researcher/Consultant, Study report on ‘Status of fulfilment of International Human Rights Obligations by Nepal’ for FHI360, November 26, 2019 - January 13, 2020.
  6. Drafter, Proposed Human Trafficking and Transportation Control Rules of Nepal, submitted to the Ministry of Women Children and Senior Citizen, on behalf of Alliance against Trafficking of Women in Nepal (AATWIN). Feb. 26, 2019-Mar. 31, 2019.
  7. Researcher/Consultant, Mid-term Assessment of Nepal’s 2nd Cycle UPR Recommendations, INSEC. April 2018. (The report was submitted to the OHCHR-Geneva)
  8. Researcher/Consultant, Civil Society Report on the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Nepal, Nepal Disabled Federation-Nepal. Aug. 2017. (The report was submitted to the UN CRPD Committee.)
  9. Researcher/Consultant, Assessment of Vulnerability to Trafficking in Post-earthquake Nepal, Center for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd), 2017.
  10. Expert/Consultant for Nepal's Civil Society Organization Supplementary Report (third, fourth and fifth combined periodic report) on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (submitted to the UN Child Rights Committee on July 1, 2014), CRC Reporting Coalition Nepal.
  11. Expert/Consultant for Nepal's Civil Society Organization Report on behalf of Child Rights NGOs of Nepal (that was submitted to the UN Child Rights Committee) on Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, July 2011
  12. National Assessor of the Human Trafficking Assessment Tool for Nepal, (July 1- Dec. 2011) appointed by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiatives (ABA-ROLI).
  13. De Jure Researcher for the Human Trafficking Assessment Tool for Nepal (March 20, 2011-June 30, 2011), appointed by Center for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd).
  14. Researcher and Writer, Conflict-affected Children’s Access to Humanitarian Services in Nepal: Findings from Bardia District, published by National Coalition for children as Zones of Peace and Child Protection (CZOPP), December 2010
  15. Researcher, Nepal's State Party Report (2nd,3rd and 4th Periodic) on International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) on behalf of Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal, since February 2010
  16. Researcher and Writer; Comparative Analysis of the Nepalese Legal Provisions with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Published by Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Coordination Committee-Nepal, 2008 (as a part of Shadow Report on CRC)
  17. Researcher and Co-writer; Analysis of Nepalese Laws relating to the rights of Highly Marginalized People of Nepal, Kathmandu School of Law, 2007
  18. Researcher; Regional Study for the Harmonization of Anti-Trafficking Legal Framework in India, Bangladesh and Nepal with International Standards, Kathmandu School of Law, May 2007
  19. Researcher; Fair Trial Perspective in Implementation of Security Laws in Nepal (During the Period of November 2001 to March 2004)Centre for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd) 

Publication

  1. New and Emerging Trends of Human Trafficking in Entertainment Sectors in Nepal, Forum for Protection of People’s Rights (PPR-Nepal). Nov. 11, 2019 – Mar. 20, 2020. (publication in progress)
  2. Analytical Study of Judgments Made by Nepalese Courts in Pronouncing Compensation in Child Abuse Cases, Published by Center for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd), May. 2019.
  3. Analysis of Cases on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Decided by Nepalese Courts, Published by Center for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd), Dec. 2018.
  4. Internet Safety and Risks of New Technologies to Children in Nepal, Published by ECPAT-Luxemburg, June-December 2018.
  5. Baseline Survey on Sexual Exploitation of Children Online in Nepal, Published by Voice of Children, Nepal. Nov 2016-May 2017.
  6. Training Manual (on Protection of the Rights of Prisoners and Detainees) for Law Enforcement Officials and Prison Officers, Published by Center for the Victims of Torture, Nepal. 2017.
  7. Co-researcher/Co-author Victims are not Virtual: Child Sexual Abuse Online in South Asia, Data & Society Research Institute, New York. Study carried for UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, Jan-Jun, 2016 with filed visits to Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Report Published by UNICEF ROSA in Feb. 2017
  8. Researcher and Co-author, Domestication of Child Rights Convention in Nepal: Review of Nepalese Legislations and Judicial Decisions, Published by National Judicial Academy, August, 2012
  9. Implementation Status of Nation Human Rights Commission Recommendations and Universal Periodic Review Recommendations on Child Rights (December 2012), Published by the National Human rights Commission, Nepal.
  10. Researcher and Co-writer; Analysis of Nepalese Laws relating to the rights of Highly Marginalized People of Nepal, Kathmandu School of Law, 2007
  11. Researcher and Co-writer; Laws of Nepal: Incompatible with Fair Trial Rights Standards(15th April, 2005 – 31st October, 2005), Centre for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd) [in Nepali]
  12. Researcher and Co-writer; Laws of Nepal: Incompatible with Fair Trial Rights Standards (15th Feb. 2004 to 14th February 2005)Centre for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd) [in English]

 

 

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. Nepal’s international human rights obligations,
  2. child rights, child sexual abuse and exploitation, online sexual exploitation
  3. Human Trafficking