In this file photo, a Nepali teenage girl sits inside a “chhaupadi house”. Photo: AFP

Nepali woman dies after being banished to windowless hut for menstruating

  • Many communities in Nepal consider women who are on their periods to be impure, and some enforce a centuries-old tradition that forces those women to sleep in a hut away from home
  • The 21-year-old woman was found dead in a smoke-filled hut with no ventilation
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In this file photo, a Nepali teenage girl sits inside a “chhaupadi house”. Photo: AFP
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