51 minutes | Dec 27, 2020

#44 Online/offline Ghar ko kahani

In this episode, we talk about violence against women offline and online. We hope to explore how gender-based violence manifested itself in new and different forms during the COVID pandemic and also touch on the lack of policy and judicial responsiveness when it comes to online harassment and bullying of women and individuals from marginalised communities.

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This episode is part of a series Boju Bajai has produced in partnership with UN Nepal on the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. It is an attempt to amplify the voices of individuals and organizations in Nepal striving towards creating a more equal, just and sustainable society.

For more information and take part in the UN75 survey, please go to un75.online/

Related readings:

How COVID-19 Worsens Gender Inequality in Nepal: https://thediplomat.com/2020/06/how-covid-19-worsens-gender-inequality-in-nepal/

Lockdown and the surge in domestic violence: https://www.nepalitimes.com/latest/lockdown-and-the-surge-in-domestic-violence/

Domestic violence surging during lockdown: https://theannapurnaexpress.com/news/domestic-violence-surging-during-lockdown-2552

648 women committed suicide during lockdown: Police: https://english.khabarhub.com/2020/15/104698/

Child marriages up during Nepal lockdown: https://www.nepalitimes.com/latest/child-marriages-up-during-nepal-lockdown/



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