The practice of banning women from the house when they are menstruating is widespread in Western Nepal. Combatting it needs strong women prepared to take a stand and a whole change of community mindset.
Lasting empowerment for women requires a more serious and honest effort to understand and support change among men who are integral to their lives. This is so important in societies as highly patriarchal as Ethiopia.
Written by Nigussie Mihretu, Zenebe B. Uraguchi -
17. October 2017
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