As Province 5 steps up contact tracing to avoid outbreak, health workers decry lack of resources
All 109 local units of the province have set up quarantine facilities, but those who have been residing in those facilities are leaving them since they lack basic amenities.
Casteism is so deeply entrenched, not even law can deter it
Elected representatives from Dalit communities say they are discriminated by their own colleagues
Many children in Tarai districts of Province 5 are still out of school
Many children in Tarai districts of Province 5 are still out of school. Most of these children come from impoverished background, mainly from Muslim and Madhesi communities. The dropout rate among the children from these two communities is also high.