A Nepalese woman holds a placard against a proposed rule which restricts foreign travel for women under 40 during a protest outside the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Photo: AP A Nepalese woman holds a placard against a proposed rule which restricts foreign travel for women under 40 during a protest outside the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Photo: AP
A Nepalese woman holds a placard against a proposed rule which restricts foreign travel for women under 40 during a protest outside the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Photo: AP
Nepal

Nepalis protest against proposed rules that could force women to require permission to travel

  • Since 2017, Nepal has restricted approval for its citizens to go to certain Gulf countries as domestic workers
  • The government says the regulation is to prevent human trafficking

Topic |   Nepal
A Nepalese woman holds a placard against a proposed rule which restricts foreign travel for women under 40 during a protest outside the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Photo: AP A Nepalese woman holds a placard against a proposed rule which restricts foreign travel for women under 40 during a protest outside the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Photo: AP
A Nepalese woman holds a placard against a proposed rule which restricts foreign travel for women under 40 during a protest outside the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Photo: AP
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