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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 a journalist who specializes in telling human-interest stories, delving into history and heritage, and highlighting artistic endeavors. Her previous work experience includes contributions to Nepali Times, The Kathmandu Post, and The Himalayan Times. As of 2021, she is also a co-founder of the Nepal Heritage Recovery Campaign.

Asmita Manandhar

Manandhar is a writer and a poet. She Instagrams at @framesandlaces.