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Cold winter nights add to the trauma of women banished to period huts

Bimala Bohara has been spending five days of a month inside a shed every single time she has had her period since her early teens. Now 28, Bohara said the worst aspect of Chhaupadi is practising the custom in the cold, when temperatures plummet and it is almost difficult to fall asleep inside the shed. Cold winter nights add to the trauma of women banished to period huts
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Basanta Pratap Singh & Menuka Dhungana
Published at : February 5, 2019
Updated at : February 6, 2019 07:13
Bajhang /achham

Basanta Pratap Singh

Basanta Pratap Singh is the Bajhang correspondent for Kantipur Publications.

Menuka Dhungana

Menuka Dhungana is the Achham correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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