Incident Reports

Women organize protest against VAW in PM Oli's home district


Province 1, Jhapa, Damak

Local women affiliated to Mechi-Mahakali Buhari Samyukta Aawaj Damak branch staged a protest on Sunday demanding punishment against those involved in the rape and murder of Bhagarathi Bhatt of Baitadi Dogada Kedar.

Gathering at Ganatantra chowk of Damak, the women demanded immediate arrest and severe punishment against those involved in the murder of the victim.

Jamuna Niraula Adhikari of the organizing body said that the protest was staged demanding action against the culprits as women are feeling increasingly unsafe in the society while those involved in the crime are not arrested.

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 n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Women's Rights Activists
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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