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Nepal Failing to Protect Women from Online Abuse

Expand Women hold placards during a protest against sexual violence in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 8, 2020. © 2020 Sujan Shrestha/Sipa via AP Images Imagine discovering private – and perhaps intimate – photos of yourself online. Strangers are posting humiliating comments, with personal details, making you identifiable to the world. This is increasingly a reality for women and girls in Nepal – with little response from the government. The Kathmandu Post recently alleged that some social media groups were specifically targeting Nepali women and girls for abuse. The newspaper article claimed that…

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