Women lawmakers lobby for harsher penalties for rape

As cases of sexual violence have continued to go up despite increased jail term, women lawmakers want rapists to be chemically castrated.Women lawmakers lobby for harsher penalties for rape
The women lawmakers meet Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, chairperson of the National Assembly, seeking his support in incorporating severe penalties in cases of rape of minors and in the cases of murder after rape on Thursday. Photo Courtesy: Binda Pandey/Twitter
Binod Ghimire
Published at : October 5, 2020
Updated at : October 5, 2020 12:42

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.