#Nepal

  • Article: Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary
    Water & Sanitation

    Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary

    By Sushmita Roy|March 11, 2019

    Bathing in the river, sleeping in an isolated hut — these are their stories. Read more

  • Article: Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    She is the fourth person to have died in a "period hut" in the last month. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'
    Girls & Women

    Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 14, 2019

    Punishment for forcing women to live in poor conditions while menstruating is becoming more severe. Read more

  • Article: A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'
    Water & Sanitation

    A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 10, 2019

    The practice of chhaupadi is illegal, but remains widespread in rural areas. Read more

  • Article: Working as 'Human Interceptors,' Nepalese Women Catch Traffickers
    Citizenship

    Working as 'Human Interceptors,' Nepalese Women Catch Traffickers

    Sept. 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    South Asia is the fastest-growing and second-largest region for human trafficking in the world. Read more

  • Article: How This Acid Attack Survivor Convinced Nepal to Support Victims
    Girls & Women

    How This Acid Attack Survivor Convinced Nepal to Support Victims

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 23, 2018

    Victims will now be compensated to help pay for ongoing medical bills. Read more

  • Article: Video Calls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Seek Justice
    Girls & Women

    Video Calls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Seek Justice

    June 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Most of the rescued victims never return to testify against the traffickers. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half the World's 152 Million Child Laborers Do Hazardous Work
    Health

    Nearly Half the World's 152 Million Child Laborers Do Hazardous Work

    June 11, 2018|Voice of America

    152 million children are "languishing in a kind of slavery." Read more