Incident Reports

Two women health workers physically assaulted in Baitadi


Sudurpashchim, Baitadi, Purchaudi, Ward 1

Two women health workers of Hat Health Post in Purchaudi municipality-1 were physically assaulted by Surendra Bahadur Dhanushe of Purchaudi-1 Kudikhet under the influence of alcohol on October 7. According to Dipendra Bahadur Dhami, in charge of health assistant, Dhanushe, physically and verbally assaulted the health workers because he didn't get the COVID-19 vaccine, and he further added that the health workers feel unsafe due to the assault. According to the police, Dami including 4 others has lodged the complaint against Dhanushe on the charge of physical and verbal assault. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media