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.
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To banish Chhaupadi, besides having a new law, we need to change our behaviour
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Kanchanpur continues to banish and isolate menstruating women in sheds, or Chhaupadi, despite Nepal outlawing this repugnant social practice.
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Criminalising the practice of Chhaupadi is a milestone in Nepali women’s fight against patriarchy
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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.
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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.
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