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Tradition and change in the legal status of Nepalese women

Lynn Bennett

Tradition and change in the legal status of Nepalese women

by Lynn Bennett

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Published by Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Nepal.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lynn Bennett, with assistance from Shilu Singh.
      SeriesThe Status of women in Nepal., pt. 2
      ContributionsSingh, Shilu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1735.9 .A4 1979 pt. 2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 107 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4249364M
      LC Control Number80908397

        Nepali - Marriage and Family Marriage. All groups in Nepal follow some form of clan, lineage, or local descent group exogamy, at least through the fifth generation. which is encoded in Nepalese law and which states that a legal right to an equal share of the household property goes to each son. There have been reforms in the inheritance.   Since Nepal is a multi-relegious country, Nepalese follow a varity of customs and traditions. Such customs and traditions may differ from east to west and north to south as well from basin to top of the hills. Margapuja of lathapahiya Rai, Loshar, Ubhauli, Udhauli, Masto etc. is the traditions and customs of Nepal.

      This is the Jhuma tradition.” SOCH Nepal recently worked with Nepal’s women, children and social welfare ministry to produce a draft law to prevent discrimination and violence in the name of social malpractices, many of which stem from religion, like Jhuma and two more celebrated traditions, the Kumari and Deuki. In , there were over , Nepali women working outside of Nepal, about 12 percent of the total number of the million Nepali migrants. According to the Kathmandu-based Center for the Study of Labour and Mobility, Nepali female labor migrants work in countries such as India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.

      Chairing the ceremony, Bhagwati Chaudhary, Former State Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal, shared how women in Nepal are politically discriminated and gave insightful opinions on how their they can be brought forward. “Nepali society, law and culture have been playing a role to bar women from moving forward. Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights - Ebook written by Ellen Carol DuBois. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights.


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