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NEPAL

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you been the victim of violence because of your sexual orientation in NEPAL?
Yes, I don’t ever feel safe (0 %) Yes, by individuals (0 %) Yes, by a group (0 %) Yes, by the police (0 %) No (0 %)

The NEPAL country survey is populated by LGBTI groups who have acted as liaisons with ILGA to identify issues affecting the LGBTI community.

Organizations were asked to discuss 4 broad subjects: the law, the mood (the social climate), the LGBTI movement as well as what would be, according to them, the most pressing campaign in their country.

Please write to countryreport@ilga.org if you have comments regarding this page.

MOVEMENT
How structured and active is the LGBTI movement in your country?
How structured and active is the LGBTI movement in your country?
Well structured, have organizations in 30 districts out of 75 districts. Blue Diamond Society started in 2001 and now have networks of LGBTIs in all over Nepal. We do HIV prevention, care support, human rights campaign, Legal and constitutional campaign, social/economic/political inclusion campaign, skill building trainings and strategic leadership building programs.
How many groups operate?
30+ groups, 11 of them are exclusively LBT female organizations.
How long have they existed?
Since 2001
How do they interact with the LGBTI community?
N/A
How do they interact with other civil movements?
N/A
How do they interact with the media?
N/A
How do they interact with the government?
N/A
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