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Nepali women say they are not just ‘cheli’ but individuals in their own right

Many have protested the media’s use of the word ‘cheli’ to refer to women athletes, arguing that it is patronising and demeaning.Nepali women say they are not just ‘cheli’ but individuals in their own right
Santoshi Shrestha (left), the first woman to win gold in athletics from Nepal, says that the media uses these words because they are unfamiliar with referring to women who have won accolades. Keshav Thapa/TKP
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Ankit Khadgi
Published at : December 9, 2019
Updated at : December 9, 2019 21:53
Kathmandu

Ankit Khadgi

Ankit Khadgi is culture and arts reporter for The Kathmandu Post. He previously worked for The Himalayan Times.


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