Sudurpaschim Province

Superstition drives women out of homes—again— into Chhau sheds in Achham district

Dhakari was declared a Chhaupadi- and untouchability-free village on May 17 with much fanfare. But a recent fire has led the villagers to believe that their embracing of the campaign has angered the gods. Superstition drives women out of homes—again— into Chhau sheds in Achham district
Dhakari villagers built Chhau huts after a fire destroyed six houses on the same day the village was declared free of Chhaupadi.  Post Photo: Menuka Dhungana
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Menuka Dhungana
Published at : May 30, 2019
Updated at : May 30, 2019 18:43
Achham

Menuka Dhungana

Menuka Dhungana is the Achham correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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