More than nine cases recorded daily on average in the past six months

420 rape cases registered

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The spate of 'attempted rape' case has increased across the country over time.

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BIRENDRANAGAR, June 23: The Karnali State in the past nine months reported 116 cases of rape which is nearly a double compared to the incidences occurred in the corresponding period last year.

Rape cases on rise in Rukum

April 17, 2019 08:40 am

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.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Rape cases have continued to rise across the country despite heightened security and social awareness campaigns in recent months.

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.

Udayapur becoming unsafe for females

November 17, 2018 04:10 am

UDAYAPUR, Nov 17: Udayapur district has seen an alarming rise in the number of rape cases in recent months.

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.

Girls kick for self-defense

October 7, 2018 10:35 am

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.

Death penalty for rapist?

September 19, 2018 11:22 am

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?