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.

Stop saying, ‘it’s normal'

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.

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.

GAUSHALA: Taking over a domestic dispute, a woman has allegedly killed her two-year-old son before trying to attempt suicide.

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.

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.

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.

Man sets wife and son ablaze

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.

My story of abuse

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.

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.

Nepali actor Shilpa Pokhrel has filed a complaint against her husband and producer Chhabi Raj Ojha under domestic violence.

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.

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.

Global cost of domestic violence

October 2, 2018 00:30 am

The cost of domestic violence adds up to an astonishing 5.2 percent of global GDP each year