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Learning from Human Rights Defenders: Chhauppadi – a menstrual taboo in rural Nepal
March 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFREE but booking with eventbrite is required
Friday 2 March 2018, 1.00pm
Speaker: Anima Poudel, Centre for Applied Human Rights
Women’s rights and youth activist Anima Poudel discusses chhaupadi, a centuries long discriminatory practice against women and girls during their menstrual periods and postpartum periods that is still practiced in remote rural areas of Nepal. How does this practice affect on women’s and girls ability to enjoy their rights? What can be done to promote women’s rights in traditional rural communities?
Other lectures in this series include:
- Refugee rights in Egypt
- Ten things about the war in Ukraine you probably didn’t know
- Life as an LBQ activist in Kenya
- Shrinking civic space in Sudan
Location: Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College
Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.