Kathmandu, August 10: Human race have progressed with time, reached the unreachable Moon but it could not change old blind faiths. Menstruation which keeps the human reproduction ongoing has always been badly tagged as something unholy. In almost every country Women even blush to utter the word such our social construct is. When society cannot overcome its disease law comes to overthrow it. Nepal has proved that very well. The Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday enacted a new law criminalizing a custom which alienates Menstruating woman.
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Nepal Supreme Court banned this custom more than a decade ago. But society is such rigid the ban could not stop it until it was criminalized. Women’s right activists hope that the law may really put an end to this horrible custom.