Int'l conference against chhau practice

Published On: February 24, 2020 09:01 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens is organizing an international conference in Kathmandu from May 26 to 28 with the aim of ending chhaupadi practice, under which women are banished to sheds (chau) during their monthly period. 

Organizing a press meet at the ministry on Sunday, Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Parbat Gurung, said that the international conference is being organized with the aim to end chhaupadi practice in the country. 

The conference will be attended by participants from more than 30 countries, according to the minister.


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