Incident Reports

Youth Congress stage a symbolic demonstration against tax increment in Sanitary Pads


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

Youth congress stages a symbolic demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on September 23  against the increment of tax in sanitary pads, tampons and mensural cups. They demonstrated with slogans like "waive red tax'. The price of the sanitary pad has increased in the market after the government increased taxes on the sanitary pads.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media