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  • Nepal Police re-opens investigation into ‘rape and murder case’ of Dalit teenager
    Published Date: 12/06/2017

    Nepal Police has began investigation into murder of Sharmila BK, a local of Amchok of Dharapani Rural Municipality, following villagers registered a complaint at higher authority on doubts of killing the teenager Dalit girls after raping her.  A 14 years old Dalit girl was thrashed and raped in the same…

  • Unmarried pregnant girl dies for lack of timely treatment
    Published Date: 12/06/2017

    Sep 22, 2017-A 16-year-old expectant mother from Pandi Village in Himali Rural Municipality-9 of Bajura died on Thursday as she could not be taken to hospital in time.The condition of Siddha BK, who started suffering from labour pain on Saturday, had deteriorated suddenly on Wednesday evening. Her family took Siddha…

  • BBC Coverage on Implementation of CBD&U Act, 2011
    Published Date: 12/06/2017

    Though it has been over 6 years since the promulgation of Caste Based Discrimination and Untouchability (Offences and Punishment) Act, 2068, its implementation has been observed to be weak and futile so far. This act has proved to be very important in case of Caste Based Discrimination and Untouchability (CBD…

  • No end in sight to plight of Saptari flood victims
    Published Date: 12/06/2017

    Rajbiraj, August 21Children in Dalit settlements of Bishnupur Rural Municipality in Saptari are in dire need of relief materials, as they have lost their houses along with clothes and food grains in the recent floods in the district.The hapless children, along with their parents, have been taking shelter in makeshift…

  • Houses for Dalits limited to paper
    Published Date: 12/06/2017

    Rajbiraj, Saptari. The government’s decision to build houses for Dalit families of Arnaha Rural Municipality, Saptari,  under the People’s Residence Programme has fallen flat.Dalit families of the locality are disappointed as construction work has yet to begin though the current fiscal year is coming to an end.Local Lalaku Sada said, “The…