KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The names Asha Kumari and Ritulal are tattooed on the 32-year-old woman’s hand. Asha has been married to Ritulal Sada for 16 years and they have four kids. On Saturday afternoon, Ritulal dipped her face in boiling fish curry just because she was slow with his lunch. The face became swollen, the eyes puckered up and the burned skin turned black.
36-year-old Sabita Mahat is a single mother. Like any other mother, she wants to make sure her two sons – aged 10 and six – have everything they need. But for Mahat it means having to work extra hard. As a burn survivor, she hasn’t had much luck finding a stable job.
KATHMANDU, MAY 28 : One hundred and eighty eight incidents of violence against women based on gender discrimination have taken place across the nation from April 14- May 14 this year, according to the monthly report made public by Women's Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC), Nepal.
PANCHTHAR, May 15: At a time when increasing violence against women has been terrorizing people across the country, a brutal murder of a teenager and a gang-rape of a woman in Panchthar in the last three days have raised security concerns in the district.
BIRGUNJ, March 31: Rights activists on Saturday took out a march from Ghantaghar of Birgunj to protest the killing of Sunita Yadav who succumbed to injuries on Friday after being brutally beaten by her doctor husband.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sarbendra Khanal on Sunday claimed that Nepal Police is working to come up with a program in line with the Community-Police Partnership Campaign in order to address the increasing violence against women and children in public vehicles.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: While cases of violence against women including rape have been rising in recent months, the National Women Commission (NWC), the statutory body responsible for dealing with such cases, is left without office bearers for months.