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Nepal’s indecision on same-sex marriage leaves couples in limbo

Today, over a decade after the Supreme Court’s verdict and four years after the committee’s report, same-sex marriage remains unrecognised, putting couples like Pant and Melnyk in limbo, with no decision in sight. Two years ago, the couple visited ministry after ministry to seek help for a spousal visa for Melnyk, before filing a case against the immigration office.
Alisha Sijapati & Asmita Manandhar
Published at : May 3, 2019
Updated at : June 28, 2019 16:08


Alisha Sijapati

Alisha Sijapati is an arts and culture reporter at The Kathmandu Post, primarily covering human interest stories. She is intrigued by history, culture and films. Before joining the Post in 2015, she worked as a journalist for The Himalayan Times and ECS Media.

Asmita Manandhar

Asmita Manandhar is the Culture & Arts editor at The Kathmandu Post. She has worked as a journalist covering women, indigenous issues, and culture since 2011.



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