KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Gender and sexual minorities have to suffer abuse in foreign employment as well. A 40-year-old Sunita Lama is one of the victims of such abuse. Although biologically born a male, Sunita considers herself a woman. She prefers to be known as Sunita. While going for foreign employment, she changed to a male identity.

Queer Rights in Nepal

July 19, 2023 08:00 am

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued an interim order to the government, instructing it to temporarily allow the registration of same-sex marriage and other non-traditional heterosexual couples. It was a landmark decision for the same-sex couples as well as individuals identifying themselves as part of the LGBTIQA+ community.