Nepalese activists clamour for equal citizenship rights

Activists in Nepal banged plates and spoons on Monday as they took part in a protest in Kathmandu to demand equal citizenship rights in the new Constitution. Nepal's Parliament is proposing to bar all single parents from passing on their citizenship
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Activists in Nepal banged plates and spoons on Monday as they took part in a protest in Kathmandu to demand equal citizenship rights in the new Constitution. Nepal's Parliament is proposing to bar all single parents from passing on their citizenship to their children in a new national Constitution, sparking outrage among rights activists.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 12, 2015, with the headline 'Nepalese activists clamour for equal citizenship rights'. Print Edition | Subscribe