Stories By 'MENUKA DHUNGANA'
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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A woman has died in menstrual exile or ‘Chhaupadi’ at Turmakhad Rural Municipality-3 in Achham district.
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In Accham’s Thuwa Village of Chaurpati Rural Municipality, it is hard to find young adult males, as most of them work in Indian cities to support their families.
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