Stories By 'MENUKA DHUNGANA'
Police on Wednesday exhumed the body of 18-year-old Parbati Budha, who died of snake bite while in menstrual exile or Chhaupadi, at Turmakhand Rural Municipality-4 in Achham district on Saturday night.
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The ward chairman of Turmakhand Rural Municipality-4 in Achham district tried to downplay the death 18-year-old Parbati Budha due to snake bite while in menstrual exile or Chhaupadi.
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Senior citizens of Mangalsen Municipality say they are facing hardships while travelling to the district headquarters every month to collect their social security allowance.
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A mother’s group has banned all kinds of alcoholic beverages in Payal village of Chaurpati Rural Municipality-4 in Achham district.
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Many women in Achham have been found observing Chhaupadi despite the government outlawing the depraved tradition of banishing menstruating and postnatal women to sheds deeming them impure and untouchable.
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Iodine deficiency is a major public health concern in Dhungachalna, a remote village in Achham district, where most families consume non-iodised salt because they come cheaper than a packet of iodised salt.
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