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The boy who was sold for 27 CGI sheets

Twenty-seven second – hand CGI sheets, 50 kilograms of rice, three bed sheets, one school bag and a Tiffin-box. This was the cost of 14-year-old Sunil Limbu from Tendruk gewog, Samtse whose mother  allowed 40-year old Phub Nidup originally from Haa but  now resettled in Samtse to  hire her son. …

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The debate on quota for Bhutanese women continues

Should there be a quota system for women in governance and politics? This is an issue on which  the debate continues in Bhutan. The Bhutanese talked to a number of people from different  walks of life – both male and female. And got an interesting array of  answers but the …

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RENEW has “secret shelter” for domestic violence victims

Within the last two months, 32 cases of domestic violence cases were reported in the capital: 12 cases of battery; 12 cases of willful negligence; one extra marital affair; and seven other cases under different categories. Records with RENEW (Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women) show that cases of domestic …

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