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News Alerts – Nepal

Too young to marry

Nepal needs to bridge the gap between legal provisions against child marriage and social norms Mohan and Sarita (name changed) studied together in the same school from Grade 6 onwards.

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Disappearance of justice

Bimala Dhakal’s husband Rajendra was a human rights lawyer in Gorkha, and had to go underground because the authorities suspected that he had Maoist sympathies. In 1999, he was arrested by police

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For children

ROMANTICISED for our transformative potential and criticised for our passivity, Pakistan’s youth resides in a tumultuous space where many pin hopes but few engage with the complexities. Our inaction disappoints

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