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Majority of human rights violations in past year involved women, report says

Nearly 80 percent of human rights violations last year were against women, with domestic violence accounting for over a half, according to a yearly human rights review.Majority of human rights violations in past year involved women, report says
The latest report shows that cases of women’s rights violations, which numbered 2,824 in 2018, rose to 3,364 last year, with domestic violence accounting for over a half. Tiko Aramyan/Shutterstock
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Binod Ghimire
Published at : February 20, 2020
Updated at : February 20, 2020 07:39
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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