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.
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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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