Incident Reports

Women activists protest murder of a girl


Madhes, Dhanusha, Mithila

Women activists took out a demonstration demanding action against the murder of 9-Year-old Reshma Rasaili resident of Hariharpur, Mithila municipality-9, Dhanusha. 

Female Network Dhalkewor and WOREC Nepal Dhanusha organized protest rally in Dhalkewor market. Deputy Mayor of Mithila Municipality Tara Lama also participated in the rally.

Last time she was seen at her neighbour's wedding where she was dancing till late night but on Thursday morning, the villagers found her brunt death body. 

Devraj Rasaili in his statement said that "She was kidnapped, raped and killed because the accused was afraid that minor would tell others. At last to hide the evidence they burnt her body."


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha , Local Newspaper - Jhapa , Local Newspaper - Rautahat