Incident Reports

Dozen women's rights activists picketing Chinese Embassy arrested


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Police on Monday arrested more than a dozen Women's Rights Activists who picketed the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Nepal. The women's rights activists picketed the Embassy saying that hundreds of Nepali women were being sold as wives in China.

Women's Rights Activist Sita Jyoti said they picketed the Embassy to draw the attention of the Chinese foreign minister who is currently on a visit to Nepal towards this problem. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Gender-based human trafficking
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media