Case Studies

1) Bina’s story in her own words

Bina Devi Mahato, residence of Bateswor VDC ward no. 7, Katani Tole, Dhanusha districtgot married with Ram Chander Mahato,Batewsor 12 years ago. She has one daughter and one son. She said she was beaten close to death in the absence of my husband by my uncle in law Damodar Mahato even though neighbors protect her blaming that their husbandry ate crop in his field. At that time, my neighbors took me Janakpur Anchal Hospital. I returned after 3 days in the hospital…
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2) Women are just for play

Thirty three years old Babita Dev got married on 2052 BC. His father had provided dowry of about 3 lakhs with his capability. But I don’t know why my husband didn’t like me, says Babita Dev. I was forced to live at my brother’s house at Boriya VDC, she added. My husband Prasant Kumar Dev professionally was an engineer and worked at Pokhara Campus. I was also staying with him at Pokhara. But without reason he started to give me torture with cruelty. I couldnt tolerate his tortur …
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3) The case of Sarlahi

Two years ago, a thirty two years old women was gang-raped by a group of teenagers while she was off for the market for selling vegetable goods. She was very poor and had financial crisis. She got raped while she was returning to the home after selling the vegetables at the market. At that time her husband was out of country for the job at Panjab, India. That day she first finished her selling item and had shopping essential materials for her home. It was the time around 7 PM four boys came to…
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4) Finally Bhim and Bina accepted each other

Bhim Rai of 25, a permanent resident of Dhankuta district was an army man of Charali army Barracks. When he was working at Charali, he proposed a girl named Bina Rai of 20 of Bagaha 8 Udayapur. She accepted his proposal and started a love affair. One day she shared about their love affair with her parents and they would like to know about the boy’s nature and his ability. After knowing that Bhim is a government job holder and from same ethnic group, they decided to wed Bina with him. Final…
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5) The story of Jureli B. K

My name is Jureli B.K. I live in Haku VDC, ward no. 3. My livelihood is based on daily wages. My daughter could not go to school due to our low economic status. Husband spends his earning money on alcohol. He used to beat me when he was drunk. I did not tell anybody even though he beat me daily. He used to say that he would kill me if he told anybody. I thought nobody is there to share my sorrows as I am Dalit. In 2064/11/14, he hit me on my back with a log and I became unconscious. After some …
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6) The story of Sita B. K

Sita BK is a permanent resident of Jogidhar VDC ward no.6 of Udayapur District. Her husband Rajkumar B.K has done extreme violence with her wife by spraying acid over her body. This was not first incident before this he used to give torture, did not support her and often insulted her in society. After that different organization had made an arrangement for her accommodation. They made a house for her & provided some aid. She was forced to live on safe area for a while because she couldn&rsqu …
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7) The story of Yamkala Hitang

My name is Yamkala Hitang. I am 34 years old. I live in Huwash VDC, ward no. 2, Parbat district. I got married when I was 19. My husband died from blood cancer after 14 years of marriage. I could not go school in my birth home. I was interested in going to school while dropping my brother at school. I had attended one day in school by escaping. I have experience of suffering all kinds of sorrows, blaming of husband’s death due to my reason by the society to depriving rights to paternal property…
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