Nepal's Government has announced it is banning online pornography, in a move that has been widely ridiculed as an ineffective way of combating violence against women. Nepal is an adventure holiday destination for many tourists. They have lost everything — it is a very horrible situation. Sign up for our Newsletter. But only one has been built so far and many villagers still opt for the shorter rope bridge routes.
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Porn ban introduced in Nepal in attempt to combat violence against women
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A majority of the married girls we interviewed had little or no education. Most of the adolescent girls told that, physically present in the school they performed poorly in terms of concentration and attention. Many of the girls and women Human Rights Watch interviewed for this report had given birth at home unattended by a health professional, in spite of government efforts to discourage home birth. For some, the decision to get pregnant as quickly as possible is a result of pressure from their in-laws or their husband. When my husband comes home, my mother-in-law says bad things about me, and he beats me—sometimes every day. Globally, UNFPA estimates that 2 million women are living with obstetric fistula injury, with 50, to , new cases occurring each year, in spite of the fact that the condition is almost entirely preventable through adequate medical care. My husband was older and I was afraid, but my husband also agreed.
In many Nepali families, the brunt of domestic work customarily falls to young daughters-in-law. The CRC Committee has called on governments to reduce child mortality and to raise the age of sexual consent to prevent forced marriage and ensure the health of children. In the end, the prosecutor filed charges only against the groom and both sets of parents. My family was poor so I had to look after the home. We asked in each shop for donations and the shop keepers were generous enough to give rupees. Since then, successive short-lived governments have failed to resolve fundamental issues, such as how to devolve power to a local level, disarming the Maoists ex-combatants, and writing a new constitution.