Thousands of domestic violence cases are registered every year, but almost none go to court

Nepal’s law itself favours mediation over prosecution, as domestic violence is regarded to be a family affair, lawyers say.
Jenny Khadka was attacked with acid by her husband two months ago. Tsering D Gurung/TKP
Tsering D Gurung
Published at : July 18, 2019
Updated at : July 19, 2019 08:52

Tsering D Gurung

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