Stories Tagged 'Chhaupadi'
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 »
Women from Gairagaun of Sainapasela VDC in Bajhang have joined hands against Chhaupadi, a tradition in which women in their menstruation and post-natal periods are kept in a seclusion, away from their homes, as they are considered unsanitary. full story »