Situation of Violence against Women in Nepal
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discriminationagainst Women in Nepal (CEDAW, 2011) states that about30% of married women have experienced at least one episodeof physical, emotional, or sexual abuse by their husbands.
A Situation Analysis of Gender Based Violence in two districtsin Nepal revealed that over 80 percent of women reportedexperiencing domestic violence from their husbands in Daangand Surkhet
Districts of Mid Western Region of Nepal. (
UNFPA,IRC, Saathi Nepal, WHR, 2008, A Situational Analysis of Gender Based Violence in Daang and Surkhet
48.4 % women employees/workers face sexual harassment inthe workplace (ILO/FWLD study 2004)