JUMLA, June 26: Hojila Shahi, a victim of uterine prolapse since a long time, was always hesitant to disclose her problem. The local of Shyarpunath Municipality of Jumla said that the society's outlook toward females with uterus related problems was appalling. Shahi said, “As long as a women's body is in good health, they are showered with love and the second something goes wrong, they are left alone.”
KHOTANG, MAY 28: During a recent free health camp organized in Diktel of Khotang, an astonishingly high number of women were found struggling with uterine prolapse and other reproductive health problems.
DOLPA, April 29: Karnali Academy of Health and Sciences (KAHS) in coordination with the Nepal government has started a free treatment camp from Friday for the women of Dolpa who are suffering from uterine prolapse and other related diseases.
GORKHA, April 10: Tak Bahadur Gurung of Gairathok of Siranchowk Rural Municipality, Gankhu often saw his wife struggling with pain for years but could never find out the actual reason behind it. He sometimes asked her what happened but she used to say she was fine. However, after 40 years, he found out from neighbors that his wife was actually suffering from uterine prolapse. He immediately took her to hospital for surgery and now is taking care of her.
KHOTANG, April 5: It's hard to imagine the pain of a woman whose uterus protrudes out of the vagina following a third degree prolapse. A Dalit woman of Rakhabandel, Aiselukharka Rural Municipality-1 in the district has been bearing with this pain for the last 33 years.
JUMLA, Jan 16: Locals of various districts of the Karnali region are referred to hospitals in Surkhet, Nepalgunj and other districts even for minor infections. However, girls and women seeking treatment for uterine prolapse won't have to go anywhere for treatment as they can get it free in their districts.
JUMLA, Jan 15: Locals of various districts of the Karnali region are referred to hospitals in Surkhet, Nepalgunj and other districts even for minor infections. However, girls and women seeking treatment for uterine prolapse won't have to go anywhere for treatment as they can get it free in their districts. This is actually the result of increasing cases of uterine prolapse in the district.
ACHHAM, Jan 1: The minimum age for marriage in Nepal is 20 for both men and women. The body of women below that age is not considered to be fully prepared to give birth to babies. However, in this part of the country, early marriage, which is also called child marriage is going on abated. Doctors claim that early motherhood coupled with lack of proper care and food has been forcing many women to live life with the prolapsed uterus.
DOTI, March 16: Many women in the farwestern region are living a difficult life because of their reluctance to seek treatment for uterus prolapse, a severe yet increasingly common condition among women who have had one or more vaginal births. Fear of social stigma and discrimination are still the main reasons behind their hesitations.
ACHCHHAM, March 3: Women in rural areas of the country generally choose to suffer in silence than to express their problems when it comes to health issue. Their 'hidden agony' comes to the surface only when the problem gets out of proportion.