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Nepal’s ousted female deputy speaker vows to fight on for gender equality

Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe

Kathmandu, NepalThomson Reuters Foundation One of Nepal’s most senior female politicians has said she was a “victim of patriarchy” after she was forced to stand down as parliament speaker, and vowed to fight for greater equality for women. Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe took over as acting speaker of Nepal’s lower house after the incumbent was accused […]