Introduction: Altered sex ratio at birth is strong indicator of bias against unwanted sex. Sex selection is currently possible through advanced technology of pre implantation sex selection, prenatal sex diagnosis and sex selective abortions. In Nepal, though preference for sons is strong, there is no evidence of altered sex ratio at birth on country wide basis. All live born babies born during a period of five years to were divided into three groups-first live born babies, second live born babies and the rest grouped as third and subsequent live born babies. Their sex was recorded and results were analyzed. Results: Over the entire study period, boys were born for every girls normal being to boys for every girls. For the first live births, the ratio was boys to girls. For the second live birth, it was to
View research View latest news Sign up for updates. Metrics details. In Nepal, as in other Asian countries, the issue of sexuality still remains a taboo. Despite this fact, an increasing number of sexual activities is being reported by Nepalese students. This trend warrants serious and timely attention. Due to the sensitivity of the topic of premarital sexuality, youth receive inadequate education, guidance and services on reproductive health. The main objectives of this paper are to explore the sexual behavior especially focusing on prevalence of premarital sex among college men and to investigate the factors surrounding premarital sexual behavior.
This is an excerpt from Sexuality and Translation in World Politics. Get your free copy here. As I met S. Yet this identity was not promoted at all times in his everyday interactions — much dependent on the consequences such disclosure would have. For the sake of his family, he embodied the role of a male householder, accepting to marry a woman that his family would approve of. I realised this as I was invited to a ceremony in his natal village a few kilometres outside of Kathmandu city. I was not the only guest from abroad participating in the event: a foreign volunteer, working in support of gender non-conforming activism in Nepal, had also been asked to join the celebrations. Differently from the latter, however, I knew what the festivities were for: the formalisation of the marital union between S.
World Canada Local. Full Menu Search Menu. Close Local your local region National. Search Submit search Suggested Search. Close X. Nepal child sex investigation. Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal.