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Criminal Code ‘ineffective’ to end Chhaupadi practice

Despite the Civil and Criminal Code banning the practice of Chhaupadi, many women, particularly in western Nepal, continue to be forced outside their homes during their periods. Local administration and governments take no effective measures to enforce the law and raise awareness on the issue. Criminal Code ‘ineffective’ to end Chhaupadi practice
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Binod Ghimire
Published at : January 5, 2019
Updated at : January 10, 2019 20:37
Kathmandu

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.


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