Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh was formally acquitted Wednesday at the Montreal courthouse after the Crown said it learned he had been in hospital near death around the time of the alleged offence. MONTREAL -- A Nova Scotia man who served time in a Nepalese prison for sexually abusing a nine-year-old boy has been acquitted on a charge of failing to report to police in Quebec and register as a sex offender upon his return to the country. His attorney provided medical documents that showed MacIntosh was gravely ill when he returned to the country and confined to a wheelchair in a hospital, which explained his inability to check in with law enforcement and register as a sex offender, prosecutor Annabelle Sheppard said in an interview.
On May Day, I woke up with a message; an old-school mate of mine had died. Smita probably knew that her end was near and despite, or perhaps because of, this she came home to get her year-old daughter Michelle a valid passport. Michelle left Nepal with Smita in
Woman accuses Krishna Bahadur Mahara of assaulting her while drunk at her apartment in capital Kathmandu on Sunday. The speaker of Nepal 's parliament has stepped down after a female employee of the parliament secretariat accused him of rape. Krishna Bahadur Mahara, a senior member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, said on Tuesday he was stepping down to allow an "impartial and independent investigation into the allegations that have come forward in media reports
Even citizenship certificates and passports now allow a "non-male, non-female" category. But same-sex couples such as Niraj Sunwar and Aashik Lama say progress has stalled since the constitution was adopted. Sunwar, 23, and Lama, 28, are still waiting for the day when they can legally marry.
There are around 40, sex workers in Nepal. Around 1, are infected with HIV. Some of the sex workers have been organised via different organisations in order to protect their rights.
A Population Pyramid is a pair of histograms indicating the distribution of the population among the different age groups and sexes males on the left and females on the right. The shape of a Population Pyramid can help understand growth patterns and possible dependency issues or gender imbalances. A pyramid with a wide base and narrow top suggests high fertility and a growing populationwhereas a pyramid with a narrow base suggests an ageing population with low fertility rates.
On 20 Maythe Human Rights Committee HRC issued a landmark decision in the case of Fulmati Nyaya pseudonyman indigenous girl who was the victim of rape, torture and forced labor during the Nepali armed conflict: for the first time, the UN body has recognized the existence of forced labor, and has proposed a holistic approach to sexual violence. The organization has been supporting the young woman in her pursuit of justice since June This acknowledgment may open the door for other forced labor victims to seek justice.
Thousands of Nepali girls and women are trafficked each year. Many make transnational journeys to trafficking hubs where they are sold in exchange for sexual acts. Others are internally trafficked for the entertainment sector—frequented by locals and tourists alike—within Nepal.
Asali Bai, 20, came to Kenya in November last year hoping to find a way to support her family back home in Nepal. But when she got here, the young woman, who had been forced to drop out of school while in Year Seven when her ageing parents could no longer pay her school fees, became a sex slave. Asali is the firstborn in a family of seven.