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Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women after teen’s death

The new law stipulates a three-month jail sentence or a 3,000 rupee fine, or both, for anyone forcing a woman to follow the custom.

10 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

Nepal criminalises banishing women from home during menstruation

Supreme Court banned chhaupadi more than a decade ago but it is still followed in parts of Nepal, particularly in remote western districts.

09 Aug 2017 6:48 PM

Nepali teenager banished during her period dies of snakebite: charity

The practice of 'chhaupadi' banishes menstruating girls and women to animal sheds for the duration of their period.

11 Jul 2017 12:47 PM

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