Was the petticoat protest 'petty'?

August 25, 2018 13:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Exactly a week ago, women activists, who had put on petticoat were arrested by the police as they staged a demonstration against rape at Maitighar Mandala. The activists, led by Sabitri Subedi, wore a black petticoat, a color that symbolizes a protest.

Women are put off from dating men who are either “too clever” or “too easy going”, a psychology study has found.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A recent research report shows high rates of depression among women migrants who have returned to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Police have arrested two persons on the charge of woman trafficking.

LONDON, July 4: Women employees at the social networking giant Facebook are often told not to wear "revealing" dresses that may "distract" co-workers, a former Facebook employee has claimed in his book.

MUMBAI, (India), July 3: Just hours after Shagufta Sayyd was married, her new husband told her he was having a relationship with another woman.

Sports for empowering women

June 30, 2016 11:31 am

KATHMANDU, June 29: Empowerment By Empowering Women (SEEW) on Wednesday organized girl’s football competition at the Janak Higher Secondary School

The trophy women

June 29, 2016 10:21 am

Why being born with a silver spoon in their mouths doesn’t guarantee women freedom?

One study did support the claim that women are better than men at multitasking, finding that women’s responses when performing two tasks at once were 69% slower than when performing the tasks separately; men’s responses were 77% slower.

MEXICO CITY, June 28: Claudia Medina Tamariz was asleep in her home in the Gulf coast port of Veracruz with her husband when Mexican marines burst in and arrested them both in August 2012.

The researchers found that more attractive a woman was judged to be on average, the more likely participants would be willing to have sex with her and the less likely they were to intend to use a condom during sex.

RUPANDEHI, June 25: Seven HIV infected women have given birth to healthy babies at Lumbini Zonal Hospital, Butwal.

REPUBLICA, June 24: Human traffickers have been using the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal as a new route for trafficking Nepali women abroad.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Having no land to their names, as many as 102 earthquake-affected families in Naubise of Rasuwa district have been forced to set up temporary shelters in a rented land since last year's devastating earthquake. The families of daily wage earners have been paying monthly rent ranging from Rs 1,000 up to Rs 2700 just for using the land.

JUMLA, June 19: As many as 21 women went through cost-free surgical operation of uterus provided by the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences here.

KATHMANDU, June 18: A two-day Journalist Women National Assembly concluded in the capital on Saturday stressing on strict adherence to journalist code of conduct and physical and professional safety of journalist women.

Six women rescued

June 18, 2016 08:08 am

KANCHANPUR, June 18: Sana Hat, an NGO, has rescued six women of Birtamod in Jhapa district from a bus park in Mahendranagar on Friday.

NVA honors Women volleyball team

June 18, 2016 07:35 am

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nepal Volleyball Association on Friday felicitated Nepali women’s volleyball team members with cash prize of Rs 10,000 for securing third position in the 12th South Asian Games held in India in February.

Six women rescued from Kanchanpur

June 18, 2016 06:10 am

KANCHANPUR, June 18: Sana Hat, an NGO, has rescued six women of Birtamod in Jhapa district from a bus park in Mahendranagar on Friday.

NPU honors nine journalist women

June 17, 2016 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nine journalist women were feted in recognition for their relentless contribution to country and people through write-ups here today.