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Nepal: Widespread gender discrimination has triggered sexual and reproductive rights crisis

Headline Title:  Nepal: Widespread discrimination has triggered sexual and reproductive rights crisis 20 February 2014 Widespread and systemic gender discrimination in Nepal has led to hundreds of thousands of women suffering from a reproductive health condition that leaves them in great pain, unable to carry out daily tasks and often ostracized from their families and communities, Amnesty International said in a new report today. Uterine prolapse – a debilitating condition where the uterus descends from its normal position into the vagina - is rooted in discrimination that has severely…

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