Shruti Haasan says it is extremely important for women to be financially independent, something she realized when she was in her 20s.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has visited a memorial to a young South African woman whose rape and murder inspired thousands of people to protest the country’s high rate of sexual violence.

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.

HUMLA, August 1: A woman died during childbirth in a rural Sarkegad of mountainous Humla district.

PAANCHTHAR, July 30: One person has died after consuming wild mushroom curry while another person was taken ill in Falgunanda rural municipality on Tuesday.

SARLAHI, July 8: A woman in Sarlahi was booked by police on Sunday for her alleged involvement in murdering her husband with a sharp weapon.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepal Police has come under fire over a viral video which shows a woman shaman assaulting another woman for allegedly being a witch.

DARCHULA, June 23: A woman was burned to death while trying to retrieve valuables from her home set on fire by her husband under the influence of alcohol.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Tension ran high at Bouddha-based Samata Hospital after a woman found hanging using a rope at the hospital premises on Tuesday morning.

Woman rescued via air from Bajura

June 10, 2019 19:30 pm

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.

BARA, June 9: District Police Office (DPO), Bara on Saturday arrested a woman on the charge of sexually assaulting and attempting to kill a toddler.

That woman (in an old house)

May 11, 2019 08:00 am

Look at that woman she is sitting there its already dawn and she is all alone I zoomed her to look and felt tears stuck in my throat

KATHMANDU, April 30: A woman has been killed due to the collision of a truck (Na 7 Kha 9233) in Lamki, Kailali.

RAUTAHAT, April 30: Family members of a woman in Rautahat have accused her in-laws of murdering their daughter for not bringing a bed in dowry.

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’.

SYANGJA, April 4: A woman in Syangja committed suicide Tuesday apparently after delivering a child out of wedlock.

NEPALGUNJ, March 31: A woman in Nepalgunj fainted on Thursday evening after falling into a water-filled pit dug by a contractor near the Rapti River in Nepalgunj.

Doctor beats wife to death, arrested

March 30, 2019 07:43 am

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.

LAHAN, March 24: Two minors and a woman died on Saturday in two different fire incidents that occurred in Siraha.

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.

NAWALPARASI, Feb 5: Initiatives have been made to repatriate a Bangladeshi woman rescued from Gobarhiya Police Post at Sarawal Rural Municipality in Western Nawalparasi some five months ago.

PARBAT, Jan 29: As women were limited to doing household chores, they had to depend on their husbands even for buying matchsticks.

Are you worried about not being able to be a parent?? It may be because you’re simply taking considerations into common myths about infertility.

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.

LAHAN, Nov 12: Siraha, the Tarai district in province 2 has reported a case of gang rape on a teenage girl and a 20-year-old woman on the night of Bhaitika last Friday.

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.

KUWAIT, Oct 3: A woman who was caught filming her housemaid falling from a seventh-floor balcony as she tried to flee her apartment in Kuwait, has been jailed.

Woman hacked to death in Bara

September 24, 2018 04:30 am

BARA, Sept 24: The body of a woman has been found in a sugarcane field in Bara on Sunday morning, a day after she went missing.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) has launched a project supporting women's empowerment in Devchuli Municipality of Nawalpur district.

ACHHAM, Sept 20: In a shocking act of brutality, a woman reportedly killed her six months old nephew with acid at Turmakhand Rural Municipality-4 in the district.

Woman reportedly gang-raped in Inaruwa

August 27, 2018 08:27 am

INARUWA, Aug 27: A woman was gang raped near Halesi Chowk of Inaruwa Municipality-6 in the district headquarters of Sunsari on Saturday night.

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

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.

ARIZONA, July 4: A 92-year-old US woman shot and killed her son, 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say.

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.

INARUWA, June 25: A woman died in an elephant attack at Baraha municipality of Sunsari district this morning.

Man, woman found dead in hotel

June 21, 2018 10:43 am

BHAKTAPUR, June 20: A woman and a man were found dead at Garnish Hotel of Bansghari in Suryabinayak Municipality-9 of Bhaktapur on Thursday.

Woman falls off bamboo bush, dies

June 13, 2018 10:10 am

NAWALPARASI, June 13 : A woman has died after falling off the bamboo bush following a strong wind coupled with rainfall occurred on Tuesday evening in West Nawalparasi.

DANG, June 13: Four days ago, Dilmaya Pun of Sitganga Municipality-9 of Dang district was mercilessly thrashed by two other women. They also stripped her half naked in public. They slapped her, pulled her hair and kicked her in the face.

ACHHAM, June 13: Parbati Budha, 18, of Jayagaun in Turmakhand Rural Municipality who was in isolation in a shed near their farm during menstruation, has died of snakebite on Saturday.

She will be honored with a cash prize of Rs 500,000 and a letter of appreciation. The award will be provided on August 15 amid a function.

Woman dies of suspected sunstroke

June 11, 2018 16:17 pm

GAUSHALA, June 11: A woman died from suspected sunstroke at Belgachhi of Gaushala Municipality-8 in Mahottari on Sunday.