WTF?! In 2017 Women Are STILL EXILED During Their Periods

69 037
Следующее
Популярные
Опубликовано 12 августа 2017, 2:15
The government of Nepal is FINALLY cracking down on the Hindu custom of exiling women who are menstruating, a tradition known as chaupadi. Cenk Uygur, Maytha Alhassen and Ana Kasparian break it down on The Young Turks. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. tytnetwork.com/join

Read more here: theguardian.com/global-development/2017/...

"Nepal has passed a law criminalising the practice of banishing women to huts during their periods.

The ancient Hindu tradition of Chhaupadi, whereby women are confined to animal sheds during menstruation to keep “impurity” out of the home, was banned by the supreme court in 2005.

But the practice has remained prevalent in Nepal’s remote west and has led to the deaths of two teenage girls in the past year.

Last month, a 19-year-old girl in Dailekh district died from a snake bite after she was forced to sleep in a shed. In December, Roshani Tiruwa, 15, suffocated in a poorly ventilated mud-and-stone hut in Achham district after lighting a fire in an effort to stay warm.

Under the law, introduced as part of a bill aimed at improving the safety of women in Nepal, anyone enforcing the custom will face a three-month jail sentence and a fine of 3,000 Nepalese rupees.”*

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Maytha Alhassen

Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Maytha Alhassen

***

The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. tytnetwork.com/live

Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user...

Like The Young Turks on Facebook: facebook.com/theyoungturks

Follow The Young Turks on Twitter: twitter.com/theyoungturks

Buy TYT Merch: shoptyt.com

Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at tytnetwork.com/join/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth.

Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)
Свежие видео
9 часов – 111:53
SkyWise Weather for the Midwest
новости