Two out of five gay Nepalis harassed on public transport

More than one-third of LGBTI Nepalis have reported discrimination or abuse in three or more public settings, according to a recent study. 

'While Nepal is often cited as a progressive country in Asia having guaranteed equal rights and recognition of sexual and gender minorities through a landmark Supreme Court verdict in 2007, Nepal’s progress in protecting the rights of these minorities and implementing the verdict has been limited,' said Edmund Settle, UN Development Program policy advisor. Read More