Asia: South & Central Out of the sheds: Women fight segregation in rural Nepal

For generations, the custom of chaupadi forced menstruating women to sleep outside of their homes in small sheds or in the family stable.

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Allison Shelley

In this tiny riverside town in Nepal’s remote Far West region, a spitfire activist explains his fight against chaupadi, the local custom of isolating women from their families during menstruation.