Information about Rape and Violence against Women in Nepal

Articles published in 'The Independent' (Kathmandu).

Murder No Crime if Victim a Woman illustrates the level of violence against women that is unchallenged or even perpetrated by the authorities.

The Downsizing of Nepalese Democracy describes the background to rapes, murders, trafficking and other crimes. It was hailed as one of the most accurate and revealing articles on the state of Nepal to have been published for years.

Both were published in 1993. Has anything genuinely improved? They appear as relevant today as the day they first came out.

This page is still under construction. Additional links and articles are welcome.
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For more information on the campaign to stop sexual harassment of tourists in Nepal please email comments, ideas and suggestions to:

Helen Brown

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