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Nepal criminalises banishing menstruating women to huts

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-11

Lawmakers in Nepal have passed a law criminalising a practice that forces women from their homes during menstruation

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Child Marriage Will Cost Developing Countries Trillions of Dollars by 2030, Says World Bank/ICRW Report

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-30

Child marriage will cost developing countries trillions of dollars by 2030, says a new report published by the World Bank and the International Center for Research on Women

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I don’t want flowers; I want a future

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-14

This Valentine’s Day, for its annual #IDONT campaign, UNFPA is partnering with artists to raise awareness about child marriage, which ensnares tens of thousands of girls around the world

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A Young Woman Died In A Menstrual Hut In Nepal

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-12-01

The Himalayan Times reported that the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare is considering enacting a law to punish families who allow the practice, which is called chaupadi

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Why menstrual hygiene matters

Category: Gender in the world 

Georgia Chambers
2016-05-27

In parts of Nepal, women practice "chaupadi", a tradition which cuts them off from the rest of society when they are menstruating

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World Humanitarian Summit: "The way we respond to crisis is itself a crisis"

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-05-25

Daniel Craig, Ashley Judd and Forest Whitaker weigh in with their humanitarian concerns and hopes

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Nepal drags feet over women's rights report for U.N. panel, activists say

Category: Gender in the world 

Gopal Sharma
2016-05-13

Activists hope to glean information from the report on limitations on women to pass citizenship to their children

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Rise in Nepali women trafficked to China, South Korea - rights commission

Category: Trafficking 

2016-04-28

Thousands of Nepali women are being trafficked every year as sex workers and bonded labourers, and China and South Korea are emerging as new destinations

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Prince Harry spoke about his support for stopping child marriages at the Nepal Girl's Summit

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-27

Harry spoke out against the practice, which condemns young girls to a life with few opportunities, as he opened the Nepal Girl Summit with the nation's first woman president, Bidya Devi Bhandari

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Meet Maggie Doyne: 29 years old and a loving mother to 51 Nepali children

Category: It`s interesting to know 


2015-12-10

Back west to celebrate being named CNN’s 2015 Hero of the Year, Doyne is also visiting to establish the apartment as a base for the small BlinkNow team she’s assembled stateside

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