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Female reporter faces verbal abuse

Reporter at www.onlinekhabar.com Namita Dahal was misbehaved while reporting at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu today (September 6). Kathmandu is the federal capital city of Nepal.

According to Dahal, she has been reporting on sports for four years. Today she reached the airport to report on Nepali cricket team's arrival and welcome at the airport. 

"Nepali team was returning to the hometown after playing international cricket tournament which is a matter of pride and of everyone's concern. So I was also ready to cover this moment carrying my mobile and tripod", shared reporter Dahal adding,"Meanwhile, a person pushed me on my back saying why was I there being a woman?"

"I looked back but couldnot recognize the person due to huge crowd. Though I did not receive major injury, it was so shameful and painful", said Dahal.

Dahal has wrote a post on her social media stating-  #ItsNotOk Women journalists are also a journalist, we are equally capable and involving in this profession.

Freedom Forum condemns the misbehaviour towards journalists. This is an example of how hostile the environment is for female journalists' reporting in field. 

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