Nepalese protesters hit dinner plates with spoons during a protest calling for justice for teenager who was raped and murdered. Photo: EPA

As #MeToo gathers force in Asia, Nepal lags behind when it comes to protecting women and delivering justice

  • In the last two weeks, a handful of women have gone public with #MeToo stories, including two accusing the former mayor of Kathmandu
  • Parliament passed a ban on pornography saying it would curb violence against women, while the home minister blamed rape on capitalism
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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Nepalese protesters hit dinner plates with spoons during a protest calling for justice for teenager who was raped and murdered. Photo: EPA
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