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.
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.
ROHIT RAIDHARAN, June 1: With a head full of dreams and a heart full of hopes for a better future for herself and her family, Sita Khadka Tamang, 40, of Dharan-17 left home for Kuwait last year. But all her dreams were shattered as, instead of Kuwait, she was taken to Iraq where she had to struggle for her survival.She recalls those eleven months in Iraq as a nightmare. After going through all the trouble, she finally returned home on Wednesday from Iraq via New Delhi. She heaved a sigh of relief and said, "It was a near-death experience for me. I had lost the hope of returning home alive."
SIRAHA, May 18: Only a Madhesi woman knows how challenging it is for women of her community to step out of their houses and explore the outer world. Earlier, engaging themselves in income-generating works by putting aside their stoves and shovels was something of a dream for a lot of women and it still is for many. But Ramjhari Yadav of Aurahi Rural Municipality-4, Khajanpur, has dared to make this dream come true. Today, she is attracting women into business through her Integrated Women Agriculture Farm.
ITAHARI, May 19: A woman accused of detaining a young girl and forcing her into sexual activities along with 17 others has been arrested from Sunsari. According to the police offices of Inaruwa and Itahari, cases have been filed against all of them.
RAJBIRAJ, May 11: It's been twelve years since Babita Yadav, 28, of Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 has been tied to a metal chain and locked inside a room. It's not that her family members are doing this to hurt or torture her but they are obliged to do so for her own welfare.
DOLPA, May 6: A man here allegedly beat his wife for not giving birth to a son. Kumar Shahi of Jufal-7 in Thulibheri Municipality-7 attacked his spouse Bisara Rokaya with a sharp weapon, leaving her seriously injured, threatening to expel her from the house for not having son. The incident happened on May 4.