Change in Attitudes Beliefs and Practices Regarding Gender

Nepal is an increasingly modernizing society, and recognizes that its discrimination against women in the form of education, economics, politics, and religion stymies its development. While girls' education increases slightly each year, Nepal still has one of the lowest female literacy rates in the world. Women's employment in urban areas is relatively high, though their wages are lower than that of men; the same is true in rural areas where cash or in-kind payments are made for agricultural work. Perhaps Nepal's greatest source of international shame is girl trafficking, involving the sale by poor families of young girls to brothels in India (Poudel & Shrestha, 1999).

Recently, a woman's right to an abortion was signed into law.

Pregnancy And Childbirth

Pregnancy And Childbirth

If Pregnancy Is Something That Frightens You, It's Time To Convert Your Fear Into Joy. Ready To Give Birth To A Child? Is The New Status Hitting Your State Of Mind? Are You Still Scared To Undergo All The Pain That Your Best Friend Underwent Just A Few Days Back? Not Convinced With The Answers Given By The Experts?

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