MAHOTTARI, Aug 18: Although accusation or assault on anyone on the pretext of practicing witchcraft is liable to fine and imprisonment in the country, the cases of women beaten black and blue or fed human feces on the same charge continues abated.
KAILALI, August 12: Ramjanaki Chaudhary, 25, of Gapki, Lamki Chuha Municipality-8, is yet to recover from the injuries she received after she was beaten up by her neighbor Yam Bahadur Chaudhary some 40 days ago.
BAJURA, June 10: Sarita Rokaya, 24, of Rajali, Badimalika municipality- 3 who was injured after being hit by a falling rock on Sunday has been rescued by an airplane and sent to the Nepalgunj-based Kohalpur Medical College.
DHADING, April 29: Eight days since the suspicious death of a woman in Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-4 of Dhadhing, family members have filed a complaint accusing her in-laws of murdering the woman for dowry.
NEPALGUNJ, April 18: Family members of a woman who was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Sunday have staged protests in Nepalgunj accusing a local politician of attempting to protect the ‘murderer’.
BIRGUNJ, March 30: A woman succumbed to serious injuries after her husband, a doctor specialist in treating diabetes and thyroid diseases at Narayani Hospital in Parsa districts, beat her mercilessly for not bringing in dowry as demanded.
Traditionally in most cultures, it is the man which would spend the most hours each day at work and, as analysis from MenCare's 'State of the World's Fathers' report shows, this is still generally the case in most parts of the world.
JUMLA, Dec 23: A woman was reportedly expelled from home in Jumla for not bearing a son. Jhanmaya Rokaya of Ludki of Kanakasundari rural municipality-6 who is just in her mid-20s is the mother of three daughters and has so far been pregnant for the sixth time with one stillbirth.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: More than a year after a woman was gang-raped and left for dead in Godavari-1, Godamchaur of Lalitpur, police on Wednesday finally arrested two of the three alleged perpetrators behind the incident.
It’s that time of the year again when you will have many family gatherings and parties to attend, not to mention rituals and ceremonies. And Dashain and Tihar call for elaborate dressing. You will need more than a single type of outfit as wearing the same kind of sari, lehenga or kurta will get a little boring after a few days. This festive season, we urge you to experiment a little.
Mahila Srijansilta Kendra will be organizing the 17th Teej Festival and Trade Fair in coordination with Udhyami Nepal from August 23 to August 25 at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu. The fair mainly aims to promote the products of Nepali female entrepreneurs.
MUMBAI/SANGLI, Aug 5: An eight months pregnant woman from Satara was allegedly gang-raped by eight men in Sangli. The 20-year-old woman, along with her hotelier husband, had gone to Turchi Phata in Tasgaon for a business meeting.
REDDING, July 29: Human remains believed to be that of a missing elderly woman and her two great-grandchildren were found at a home destroyed by a monster wildfire raging in Northern California, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll from the blaze to five.
WASHINGTON, July 17: A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday.
ROLPA, July 11: Dhanapuri Rokamagar, 61, of Thabang-5 in Rolpa district silently watched the cremation of her two sons on the bank of the Lungri River. Another son and a daughter were being cremated at the same time on the bank of Rapti in Dang district. She lost all four of her children in the tipper truck accident in Mustang Friday. Altogether 20 people were killed in the accident.
NEW YORK, July 9: Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was due in court on Monday for arraignment on charges alleging he committed a sex crime against a third woman.
SURKHET, July 2: As part of the 'Prosperous Birendranagar: One home, one woman employment' program, depending on the type of their jobs, women can get 50% loan without interest and 50% grant. For the first year of the program, the municipality has sanctioned a budget of Rs 18 million.