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Arzu Rana Deuba

Name  Arzo Deuba
Spouse  Sher Bahadur Deuba
Role  Nepalese Politician

Education  Panjab University, Chandigarh

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Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba (Born 26 January 1962) is a Nepalese politician and a social worker. She is a member of Nepalese Constituent Assembly from Nepali Congress.

Apart from politics, she is actively involved in running numerous social organizations and has a special interest in the empowerment of women in Nepal.

Dr. Deuba was elected as regional councillor of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) during its fourth world congress held in Barcelona, Spain in October 2008. Dr. Deuba is the first candidate to be elected from Nepal in IUCN's highest decision-making body.


Dr. Deuba graduated from St. Bedes College, Himachal Pradesh University. She obtained her Masters degree from Punjab University. She also obtained her Ph.D in organizational Psychology in 1990 from Punjab University India.

Social works

Dr. Deuba is the President of SAATHI, a non-governmental organization working in the area of violence against girls and women in Nepal. She is the Executive Director of SAMANTA Institute for Social and Gender Issues, a non-governmental organization working mainly in research and training on multi-sectored issues pertaining to gender. She is also the founder and chairperson of Rural Women's Development and Unity Centre, which has established a low-risk birthing center in far-western Nepal. She is Honorary Chairperson of Safe Motherhood Federation, Nepal.

Family life

She is married to ex-Prime Minister and leader of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba and has a son, Jaiveer Singh Deuba.


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