The number of child marriage has escalated higher in Nepal following the lockdown during the pandemic. Many girls at a very young age are married off to ease the economic burden, as many families in the rural areas who generate income through agriculture are suffering from economic crisis caused by the pandemic.
By Novela Acharya Apr 25, 2021
. It is heart-wrenching when looking at the data provided by the Nepal Police of the number of cases of rape and murder of young girls over the past few months' time. According to a report by the Nepal Police, there were 2144 cases of rape and 687 cases of attempt to rate in the fiscal year 2019/2020, amongst which most of them were minor girls.
By Novela Acharya Oct 19, 2020
According to a report by the World Economic Forum in 2020, educational attainment gaps has narrowed down across the world with 35 countries achieving 100 percent parity and 120 countries reducing their educational gap by at least 95 percent.
By Novela Acharya Sep 16, 2020
In Hindu culture, women are worshipped as goddesses in various forms. In Nepalese culture, presence of five young virgin girls as "Panchakanya" is considered auspicious during special events and occasions while welcoming distinguished guests.
By Novela Acharya Jul 15, 2020