Stories Tagged 'Chhaupadi'
The country may have criminalised Chhaupadi, the practice of banishing teenage girls and women to secluded huts during their menstrual periods, but there are still many places in Surkhet where the tradition prevails.full story »
Police are preparing to exhume the body of 18-year-old Parbati Buda, who died of snake bite while staying in a Chhau Goth during her menstruation period at Turmakhand Rural Municipality-4 in Achham district on Saturday night.full story »
To banish Chhaupadi, besides having a new law, we need to change our behaviourfull story »
Kanchanpur continues to banish and isolate menstruating women in sheds, or Chhaupadi, despite Nepal outlawing this repugnant social practice.full story »
Criminalising the practice of Chhaupadi is a milestone in Nepali women’s fight against patriarchyfull story »
Police in Nepal are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was banished to a poorly-ventilated shed because she was menstruating.full story »