Month: February 2019

Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed ‘menstruation hut’

Menstruation Hut

Chaupadi, a type of menstruation quarantine is an ancient (and now outlawed) traditional practice in Nepal. Menstruating women and their young children are kept apart from the rest of household and must live, eat, and sleep in livestock sheds or other… Read More

More than 300 Nepalis trafficked through Myanmar this winter

Women Trafficked Myanmar

Maiti Nepal is taking in an unprecedented number — 176 — trafficked girls and women. All of them were in the process of being trafficked from Nepal to Southern India and thence to Myanmar and on to the… Read More