Woman having period found dead | Chhaupadi
Achham, March 12
Batulee Koli, mother of two children, of Payal Thapada village in the district is found dead in a cowshed on Friday. Family sources said she had been staying there for three days after se had had her period. A conventional tradition of keeping women away from their houses during menstruation is still prevalent in the district. According to the locals, those women are not provided even with sufficient food and clothes during such times.
Source: Kathmandu Post
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