Incident Reports

Landlord evicts 9-month-old pregnant woman in Kirtipur citing fear of corona-virus infection


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kirtipur, Ward 10

A landlord in Kirtipur has evicted a 9-month-old pregnant woman from his home citing the possibility of corona-virus infection although there is no basis to support this. Ganeshman Maharjan of Kirtipur Municipality-10 evicted Devi Sharma, a tenant at his home on Sunday evening saying that she might have been infected with corona-virus as she came from Jajarkot.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Jhapa