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Learning from Human Rights Defenders: Chhauppadi – a menstrual taboo in rural Nepal

March 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

FREE but booking with eventbrite is required

Anima Poudel

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:

Location: Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College

Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.


March 2, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
FREE but booking with eventbrite is required


Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York
01904 325885
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Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College, University of York
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