Ganga Kunwar in front of her hut, or goth, in Payal, Achham. Pictures: Miguel Candela

Period shaming in Nepal: new law may finally end practice of banishing menstruating women

Last year, Nepal announced a ban on chhaupadi – the age-old tradition of exiling women to huts during menstruation – but authorities face an immense challenge in implementing the new law when it comes into effect in August

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Ganga Kunwar in front of her hut, or goth, in Payal, Achham. Pictures: Miguel Candela
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