December 10, 2022 09:05 am
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: “My husband used to beat me often under the influence of my mother-in-law and sister-in-law. I suffered severe injuries to my stomach and I often used to bleed while urinating,” Neha Chaudhary recounts her ordeal.
December 6, 2022 13:52 pm
JUMLA, Dec 6: Incidents of violence against women are increasing in Jumla. According to the data of the District Police Office, Jumla, the incidents of violence against women in Jumla have increased rapidly in the past three years.
November 13, 2022 19:00 pm
The story of Neha Chaudhary who was married just about eight months ago and has accused her husband, Grande Hospital doctor Pankaj Chaudhary, of abusing her, seems to be an apparent case of dowry-related violence. Neha has filed a report with the Mahottari district police who say they are waiting for the customary one-month period, expecting the chance of reconciliation between the couple, to end.
May 31, 2022 15:00 pm
CHITWAN, May 31: Gita Majhi of Khairhani Municipality-10 has died after being severely tortured by her husband. According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, Majhi died last night while undergoing treatment at Bharatpur Hospital.
March 16, 2022 10:35 am
KATHMANDU, March 16: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that it is upsetting that women and girls face various forms of violence even in the 21st Century.
December 24, 2021 18:19 pm
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Uma Regmi has said the government is committed to ending all forms of violence and discriminations against women.
June 2, 2021 11:10 am
Actor Karan Mehra was arrested on Monday, and then granted bail on Tuesday after wife, actress Nisha Rawal filed a complaint that he hit her after an argument turned into a brawl. Nisha, in a recent interview accused Karan of having an extra-marital affair and abusing her for years
March 9, 2021 11:55 am
SURKHET, Mar 9: A woman of Aathbis Municipality committed suicide jumping into Karnali River along with her four children. The woman is learnt to be a victim of domestic violence.
December 4, 2020 19:37 pm
BUTWAL, Dec 4: Eight hundred and twenty three incidents of domestic violence have taken place in Lumbini Province in the first quarter of the current fiscal year.
September 20, 2020 18:45 pm
How normal is violence against women? One in every three women and girls experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime.
May 16, 2020 14:50 pm
Despite brutal physical assaults from husband and family members, domestic violence survivors are compelled to reach a compromise with perpetrators due to poor economic status and family and social compulsions.
April 8, 2020 20:30 pm
GAUSHALA: Taking over a domestic dispute, a woman has allegedly killed her two-year-old son before trying to attempt suicide.
March 8, 2020 08:55 am
ROLPA, March 8: Police in Rolpa have stated that the cases of domestic violence against women are rife, and ample of such cases are related to caste-based issues. Child marriage in the district is common and the marriages are rather 'love marriage' these days where caste and class become a secondary matter for girls and boys initially.
January 31, 2020 14:56 pm
A day after sharing the first look poster of the film, makers of 'Thappad' on Friday dropped its power-packed trailer which deals with the social issue of domestic violence.
January 15, 2020 08:10 am
ROLPA, Jan 15: Four 9th graders and five 10th graders of Saraswati Secondary School of Lungri Rural Municipality – 1 quit school last year as they got married. According to the school principal Umesh Pun, the school has a high dropout rate and early marriage is one of the main reasons.
August 21, 2019 04:05 am
DHADING, Aug 21: In an attempt to kill his wife Bimala Darai Lamsal, 25, and two-year-old son Jenish Lamsal, 28-year-old Ganesh Lamsal of Dharapani, Siddhalekh Rural Municipality-1, Dhading set them ablaze on Monday.
August 16, 2019 07:31 am
When I was in high school and college whenever I read or heard stories of abuse and domestic violence I used to blame the woman for having stayed in such a relationship and for allowing things to escalate to such a point. I believed no one could lay a finger on you unless you give that person the power to do so. I was young. And I was naïve.
July 11, 2019 16:43 pm
The police complaint of actor Shilpa Pokhrel against her husband and producer Chhabi Raj Ojha has settled down. The actor filed a case at the District Administration Office on facing violence from her husband.
July 10, 2019 15:13 pm
Nepali actor Shilpa Pokhrel has filed a complaint against her husband and producer Chhabi Raj Ojha under domestic violence.
July 6, 2019 08:15 am
CHITWAN, July 6: Chitwan has recorded 53 incidents of human rights violation in the past six months alone, a slightly increase as compared to the same period last year, according to a half yearly report made public by the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) amid a programme here on Friday.
April 27, 2019 04:05 am
SIRAHA, April 27: Twenty-year-old Kanchan Mandal (Khatbe) of Kalyanpur municipality-8 Aurang breathed her last while undergoing treatment for burns at Sushma Koirala Memorial Hospital, Sankhu on Friday evening. Before she died she said that she had been burnt alive by her husband and mother-in-law.
October 2, 2018 00:30 am
The cost of domestic violence adds up to an astonishing 5.2 percent of global GDP each year