Kalpana Kumari Bhandari


Women, Out of Valley

DATE OF BIRTH              :   24/05/1974

CITIZENSHIP                   :   Nepalese

SEX                                  :   Female

FATHER’S NAME            :   Prasad Sharma(Bhandari)

MARITIAL STATUS         :   Married

HUSBAND’S NAME        :    Yuba Raj Parajuli

PERMANENT ADDRESS:   Annapurna tole- 7, House No. 45
                                             Pokhara Sub-metropolitan City Ward No. 7, Kaski, Nepal

E-mail ADDRESS           :   bkalpana75@gmail.com

OFFICE ADDRESS        :   Khushi Law Associates
                                            Rastrabank Chowk  -17, Pokhara.

Phone Number              :   977-9846208973(M)

LANGUAGE ABILITIES:   English – (written & spoken)
                                           Nepali – (written & spoken)
                                           Hindi – (written & spoken)

PERSONAL INTERESTS:   Teaching, Social work, doing research activities etc.


S/N Degree Year of Completion Name of institution
1 LLM (Human Rights and Gender Justice    2073 B.S. Kathmandu School of Law, Bhaktapur
1 M.A.  (Sociology) 2067 B.S. Prithvi Narayan Campus,   Pokhara
2. Bachelors in Law


2055 B.S. PN Campus, Pokhara; Nepal.
3. Intermediate in Law


2049 B.S.  PN Campus, Pokhara; Nepal.
4. S.L.C. 2047 B.S. Bindhyabasini Secondary School Pokhara (HMG)

Work Experience :

  • Advocate, Nepal Bar Council.
  • Council Member of Nepal Bar Association.
  • Legal Officer of Legal Aid and Consultancy Centre, Kaski.
  • Mediator in District Court Kaski since 2062 B.S.
  • Secretary of Women Human Rights Defender Network (WHRD), Kaski.
  • Member of “Women Lawyers Forum”, Kaski .
  • Member of “Women Community Awareness Society”, Kaski;
  • Former Chairperson of District Paralegal Network,Kaski.
  • Former Secretary of Appellate Court Bar Association Women Lawyer Center.


  • Clinical Legal Education Training for 10 months Organized by LACC, KTM.
  •  ‘Gender Sensitization Workshop’ for 3 days – Organized by LACC, KTM.
  • ‘Gender and Development Training’  for 4 days –Organized by CNGO/ SBAN.KTM
  • ‘Professional Proposal and Report Writing Training’   For 5 days – Organized by Youth for Change Nepal.
  • ‘Gender Integrated In Planning and Program Training’ for 6 days  Organized by CNGO/ SBAN.KTM
  • ‘Resource Mobilization Training’  for 5 days’ – Organized by  CNGO/SBAN.KTM
  • ‘Mediation Counselling Training’ for 4 days – Organized by JIT/Kaski.
  • ‘Human Rights and Women and Girls Trafficking Training’  for 5 days- Organized by JIT/Kaski.
  • ‘Basic Lawyering Skills Training’ for 4 days-Organized by NBA.
  • ‘Workshop on Democracy, Inclusion and Constitutional Issues’ for 5 days –Organized by NGO Federation of Nepal.
  • Training on “Access to Justice for the Victims of Sexual and Gender based Violence”  for 3 days- Organized by UN/OHCHR.
  • TOT on Fact finding Skill and Counselling Programme for 4 days’Organized by LACC, KTM.
  • Psycho-Social Counselling Training for 7 days-Organized by Pokhara Sub-Metropolitian City Office, Kaski.
  • Training for Justice Sector Actors on Juvenile Justice for 3 days – Organized by CeLRRd.
  • Basic Mediation Training  for 42 hours – Organized by NBA, KTM.
  • Workshop on Human Rights Strategic Litigation for 3 days – Organized by Advocacy Forum, Nepal/ICJ.
  • Training on ‘UN Resolution no.1325 and women rights’ for 2 days conducted by OHCHR regional office pokhara.

Visited to:  Nepal & India

Other Skills:

  • Computer operation and Internet skills.
  • Motorbike driving skill and licence.