KAPILBASTU, April 29: Seven complaints of rape have been reported in Kapilbastu district in one month's period, the Kapilbastu Police stated. The incidents reported have taken place during the lockdown period.
RUKUM, April 17: On November 14, the District Police Office (DPO), Rukum (West), arrested Rajip Khadka, 22, of Tribeni Rural Municipality-2, Simrutu, on the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl of the same village. Khadka is currently under judicial custody. According to the police, the accused has already confessed to the crime.
LAHAN, Dec 5: Case 1, November 4: Two young girls aged 16 and 20 became victims of gang rape at Bhotiyatole of Lahan Municipality-11 when they accepted a birthday party invitation from an acquaintance.
One day I got a phone call from a reporter. She wanted my comments about talking to young children about rape. That got me thinking. Being associated with institutions dealing with the rehabilitation of child rape victims, I always felt the need to make parents aware of techniques to deal with the topic of rape with their children.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The accelerating number of crime rates in the country is showing no hints of abating. To make it worse, the rape cases, according to the recent police edit, have reached an average of 120 every month. This clearly demands the change in the situation through education and protection that teaches women to guard themselves against horrendous cases. However, self-defense training is equally important for both men and women.
Nowadays, most of the media have been covering news of rape and sexual abuse, and the majority are preaching in favor of a death penalty for the accused if proven guilty. Is the death penalty the only the solution to reduce the number of rape cases?