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What Happened to Nepal's Women Maoists?
What happened to nepal's women maoists?
Bishnu Raj Upreti Gitta Shrestha

Ten years of armed conflict waged by the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) ended with the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in November 2006. However, the integration and rehabilitation of the Maoist ex-combatant remained a major issue for another six years. The insurgency was grounded in Nepal's deep social and economic problems. What started as a small rebellion, over the years, developed into a brutal armed conflict with gross human rights violations on both sides leading to 17,846 killed, 1,530 disappeared, 3,142 kidnapped, 8,935 injured, 9,000 widowed, 620 orphaned, 17,484 properties captured, and 75,571 people displaced (Rawal 2015). The conflict had ...

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