NEPALGUNJ, May 12: The parents of Bhumisara Kunwar of Banke who died on Friday after poisoning herself on May 6, have accused her in-laws and husband of provoking her to commit suicide.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Women have come across an increasing spate of violence perpetrated by a male, said the National Women Commission. At a sample test of the programmes on women development implemented at Shuklaphanta municipality on Monday, NWC deputy secretary Meera Sherchan said the number of gender-based violence against women has increased due to social structure, values, and mindsets.

JERUSALEM, May 5:  An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants.

UNITED NATIONS, April 19: Around 500,000 children are estimated to be affected by violence across western Libya, said UN officials Thursday, as fighting intensifies in the capital Tripoli.

DANG, April 4: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of inviting danger and violence by provoking the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Police have arrested the Koshi bureau coordinator of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal Ghanshyam Shrestha aka Pushkar.

BAMAKO, March 24: Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

BAMAKO, March 24: Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

BAMAKO, March 24: Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Expressing serious concerns over growing cases of violence against women, the Amnesty International on Thursday handed over 23,247 letters to the Ministry of Home Affairs demanding concrete measures to end violence against women.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Police have arrested four commanders of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party from Kavre.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Saturday urged both the government and semi-underground Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal to find a durable solution through dialogue.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government would not hold talks with the group involving in terrorism through violence and looting.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Alleging that the splinter faction of the erstwhile CPN (Maoist) was involved in robbing and looting people, Prime Minister KP Oli on Friday warned the Communist Party Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chanda to shun violence or face the consequences.

Do not tolerate violence against women

January 25, 2019 18:53 pm

In past few years sexual women-harassment in public transportation has increased drastically. Though concerned authorities are working to address the issue, harassment cases are not decreasing and still females reluctant on reporting such activities.

“We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, our understanding, and our courage, we will have to say yea or nay- and rise!” affirmed American Author Maya Angelou. Living in a highly patriarchal society where stigma associated with being a victim of violence is taken as a crime, we often suffer in the silence.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepal presented its sixth periodic report on 23 October in the 71st session of CEDAW (Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women) held in Geneva, Switzerland. The committee released the unedited version of concluding observations based on the shadow reports presented at the session. Elucidating on the report presented on CEDAW and its concluding observations, a press meet was held at Alfa House, New Baneshwor on Sunday.

Man kills wife in Dolakha

November 27, 2018 13:42 pm

DOLAKHA, Nov 27: When the 16 Days of Activism against the Gender-based Violence Campaign is in the third day of its commencement, a woman was murdered in Dolakha. The deceased has been identified as Rammaya Tamang, 37, Jiri municipality-9 in Dolakha.

COLTS NECK, Nov 22: A family of four whose remains were found at the burned-down ruins of their New Jersey mansion was slain before the home was set ablaze, authorities said Wednesday, hours after the mansion owner’s brother was arrested on suspicion of arson at his own house.

Nov 16: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 16, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

UDAYAPUR, Nov 16: Cases of violence have increased in the past 10 months in the district, according to a data released by INSEC. Of the 73 victims, 80 per cent are women, according to INSEC. It adds that rape is one of the most predominant cases and between January to October, 2018, there were 39 incidents of rape.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Prime Minister KP Oli has issued warning against those involved in inciting violence in the name of religion, culture and partisan politics.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Amid growing incidents of rape and other types of violence, Nepal Police has launched a nation-wide ‘Community-Police Partnership’ campaign, on Sunday.

ISTANBUL, Oct 27: The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey gathered in Istanbul on Saturday for a summit on Syria, where violence this week in the last remaining major rebel stronghold highlighted the fragility of a deal to avert a massive government offensive.

Sept 28: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 28, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Children have always been vulnerable to risks, abuse, violence and many more. Psychologists have always been suggesting that parents should not fight in front of their children. Parental fights have a lot of negative effects on child psychology. They possess a lot of threat to the young minds which has just started taking shape.

Sometimes it’s the vet who is the first medical professional to see the signs of family violence

KATHMANDU,Aug 24: Parliamentarians extended their support to a resolution motion against Violence Against Women (VAW) presented at the House of Representatives

Aug 6: At least 40 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend during the seven hours from midnight Saturday to early Sunday morning, with four fatalities, city police said on Sunday, a stark violent streak in a city where authorities say gun violence has been decreasing this year.

MEXICO CITY, July 31: Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega said he had sufficient proof that the United States was financing the ongoing violence in his country through organizations like the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

NEW DELHI, July 16: India has been shaken by a spate of mob killings sparked by a hoax about child kidnappers spread on WhatsApp.

LAHORE, July 14: The deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on Friday just before the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to the country.

Mexicans vote Sunday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power a firebrand vowing to end politics and business as usual in a country weary of spiraling violence, unchecked corruption and scandal-plagued politicians.

One fine Friday evening, as I was scrolling down my Facebook page, a video caught my attention. Someone had shared a post that showed a woman being beaten and dragged on to the floor in accusation for practicing witchcraft. This video was from the far west Nepal, and people were sharing it all over the social media.

LONDON, June 26: India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.

Argentina has reportedly cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel's treatment of Palestinians in Gaza.

LALITPUR, June 5: The cases of domestic violence against men have also gone up in Lalitpur district of late.

The United States has vetoed a Kuwaiti-drafted UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington's differences with friends and foes alike over the Israeli-Palestinian issue.

KATHMANDU, April 5: A surprise inspection carried out by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found that police offices in Kathmandu Valley are in a shabby state when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

WASHINGTON, March 25: They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence.

AMBALA, Mar 14:Students of SRM College of Technical Education here on Tuesday smashed glasses and window panes of cars, blocked the Chandigarh-Naraingarh road for two hours and pelted stones at the police after a 19-year-old student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on the college premises.

KOLKATA, Mar 10: The ugly spat between Indian pacer Mohammed Shami and his wife Hasin Jahan took a dramatic turn on Friday after the police registered an FIR against the pacer and four members of his family.

Violence against men rise with VAW

March 9, 2018 08:01 am

BHARATPUR, March 9: Various speakers said a spate of incident of violence against men has also increased with the prevalence violence against women (VAW).

ROLPA, Feb 12: Shanti BK of Rolpa Municipality-1 was thrown out of her house after the death of her husband in course of foreign employment in a Gulf country. Moreover, the family members blamed her for the death of the husband and she was expelled from the house despite eight years of caring for the family.

JHAPA, Feb 2: Many women who went for foreign employment to escape domestic violence back home are having an even worse fate abroad. Some of them were forced to return home after being victims of greater abuse and torture while others have remained out of contact with their families for a long time.

New Delhi, Jan 25:  Amid calls for its ban resonating across several states in the country, Padmaavat released in theatres today.

JHAPA, Jan 1: Sexual violence against young girls has become a widespread problem in Jhapa in recent years. However, it is little discussed. The number of girls being raped, harassed and assaulted has increased significantly.

MYAGDI, Dec 15: Rampant child marriage in Myagdi has been attributed to growing gender violence among adolescents in the district.

Dhangadhi, Dec 12 :Resham Lal Chaudhary, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal ( RJPN) candidate for the House of Representatives election from the Kailali-1 has won the election with 34,341 votes to his favor.

KATHMADU, Dec 1: With the second phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections less than a week away, the incidents of violence aimed at derailing the polls have gone up sharply in different parts of the country including the capital city.