Khamma Chhetri

Woman dies after snakebite in menstruation shed

June 13, 2018 05:30 AM

ACHHAM, June 13: Parbati Budha, 18, of Jayagaun in Turmakhand Rural Municipality who was in isolation in a shed near their farm during menstruation, has died of snakebite on Saturday.

Menstruating females restricted from using toilets in Achham

November 26, 2017 17:55 PM

ACHHAM, Nov 26: Menstruating females are restricted using toilets in Achham. Male and elder female members of villages in the district have decided to restrict females during menstruation and during post-delivery period using toilets.

Many women are barred from family toilets during periods

November 25, 2017 03:35 AM

ACHHAM, Nov 24: Ramita Saud, 16, was excited when her family recently started constructing a toilet at their house. But a few days after the construction was complete, she had her monthly period and was barred from using the toilet for five days.