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Nepalese Women Remove Seeds From Apricots

Region: Nepal

Topics: Agriculture

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A Veteran of the Pottery Wheel in Sri Lanka

Region: Sri Lanka

Topics: Jobs

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Sri Lankan Shoe Repairer

Region: Sri Lanka

Topics: Jobs

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Buddhists Circle Boudhanath Stupa

Region: Nepal

Topics: Religion

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10 Years After War’s End, Nepalese Demand Justice for Human Rights Abuses

Region: Nepal

Topics: Human RightsPolitics

Two major political parties support granting amnesty to those guilty of crimes and atrocities during a decade-long conflict, and this plan is feared to mar the efforts of the two-year-old Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which has already been criticized as ineffective. Voices from several points of view convey the tensions surrounding the transitional justice process.

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Torture by Police in Nepal Sparks Proposed Law, But Activists Worry It’s Not Enough

Region: Nepal

Topics: Human Rights

Lawmakers in Nepal are looking at a proposed anti-torture bill that takes aim at torture by law enforcement officials, including Nepal Police. However, human rights activists worry that the proposal does not do enough to curb police practices of torture and coerced confessions.

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Nepalese Trail Runner Guides Others to the Top of the Game

Region: Nepal

Topics: Culture

Mira Rai, a former Maoist soldier and would-be migrant worker, pursued trail running and has risen to the top of the field, winning multiple local and international races. Her success is inspiring a new generation of young women to take up sports as a career.

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Day Laborers Are Hardest Hit as Businesses Shut Down by Months-long Kashmiri Unrest

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Human RightsPolitics

Deadly protests that began in July have led to massive income loss in the Kashmir Valley, where most households rely on the wages of day laborers. The story of Mohammad Sultan is typical; his earnings have gone from the equivalent of $6 a day to perhaps $4.45 a week, partly because large construction sites, where he’d found regular work, were shut down as strikes ordered by armed groups prevented delivery of building materials.

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In Kashmir, More Brides Being Burned

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Human Rights

In a region where domestic violence often goes unchecked, police, health officials and women’s advocates say more married women are being torched by their husbands and in-laws. There was an upsurge in domestic violence in 2016, when a military-enforced curfew confined families to their homes for months.

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Local Nepali Government Sending a Message by Paying Families That Have Baby Girls

Region: Nepal

Topics: Human RightsPolitics

In Nepal, many families view the birth of a baby girl as an economic burden. To reduce sex-selective abortion, one city in Nepal is encouraging families to keep their daughters - and it’s paying them for having baby girls.

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