#Chhaupadi

  • Article: 1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Community members acted fast after a young woman died in December. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Will Give Cash Rewards to Women Who Refuse Deadly 'Menstrual Huts'

    Nepal Will Give Cash Rewards to Women Who Refuse Deadly 'Menstrual Huts'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 5, 2019

    The payment aims to break customs where women are banished to huts while on their periods. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Criminalizes Forcing Girls and Women Into Menstrual Huts During Their Period

    Nepal Criminalizes Forcing Girls and Women Into Menstrual Huts During Their Period

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 10, 2017

    Some believe menstruating girls and women bring bad luck to their communities. Read more