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Harmful Practices in Nepal: Report on Community Perception
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Harmful practices can be defined as persistent behaviours that discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, age, caste/ethnicity, language, religion, amongst others. They leave women and people from excluded groups at risk of violence, poorer physical and psychological health, limited educational and economic outcomes, injuries, and even death. Notably, harmful practices are not isolated or random; they stem from deeply-rooted patriarchal, social, cultural and religious norms perpetuated throughout centuries that view women, as well as lower caste groups, as inferior.
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UN ,   (2020 )
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Publication in English
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BURAKU PEOPLE, CASTE, DALITS, HEREDITY, OCCUPATIONS, RACIAL PROFILING
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 UN : International Peace and Security
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14.02.01  -  Discrimination
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