ACHHAM, July 13: Most of the female relatives of the girls and women who lost their lives in Chhaupadi sheds are still supporting the malpractice. Despite losing relatives to confinement in animal sheds during menstruation, female family members of the deceased are giving continuity to the tradition by sleeping isolated in sheds during menstruation, it has been found.
THERATHUM, May 8: Following the death of a pregnant woman who had gone to Therathum District Hospital for delivery three days ago, relatives hurled stones at the hospital and declined to accept the body.
LAHAN, April 7: Children are taught not to trust strangers. But when relatives or close neighbors betray, it becomes even more concerning. Rape cases in the district has brought to the fore that girls are unsafe even among their own dear and near ones.
JANAKPUR, Jan 11: The relatives of Shree Ram Thakur, who was murdered in October in Basbiti VDC of Dhanusha, encircled the District Court and the district attorney's office in Dhanusha on Monday accusing them of protecting the murderer.
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