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Calls to national helpline for women are growing, but it is accessible to only a few

Every ten minutes, a woman somewhere in Nepal dials 1145, the helpline operated by the National Women Commission, seeking assistance. Majority of these calls are made by survivors of domestic violence who are either looking to report incidents of abuse or calling to inquire about the support services offered by the group.Calls to national helpline for women are growing, but it is accessible to only a few
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Tsering D Gurung
Published at : April 2, 2019
Updated at : April 4, 2019 07:08
Kathmandu

Tsering D Gurung

Tsering D. Gurung is a social justice reporter for The Kathmandu Post, focusing on women's rights, marginalised communities and criminal justice.


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