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Cover photo: Rihana Sheikh Dhapali, of Banke, who was tortured and set on fire by her husband and in-laws for not bringing enough dowry. Bijay Gajmer.
Kristi Maskey And Alina Acharya Maskey works on FightVAW, an ICT-based initiative to curb violence against women (www.fightvaw.org). Acharya is a data analyst at YoungInnovations.
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Perks include security guards and domestic help
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Excesses in military spending
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Chitwan National Park has earned international praise for its conservation successes, but it has also evicted indigeneous communities and upended many local livelihoods.
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Schools in Nepal continue to police gender, reinforcing the gender binary while promoting victim blaming and rape culture.
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Violence sparked by the “fast track” constitution still divides the Tharus and Pahadis
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From the extrajudicial killings in the Madhes to the repression of people in the highlands, the Nepali state has shown its discriminatory character everywhere
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Three years since a traumatic night of violence in Dolpo, the community still awaits justice.
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Despite the outcry, the government appears apathetic to violence against women