Considering the increasing number of maternal death, suicide and cases of violence against women during the lockdown, Dr Bimala Rai Paudyal demanded the government formulate a separate guideline to deal with reproductive health issues of women. Similarly, she demanded to declare prevention and control of mental health issues and violence against women as the emergency and mandatory services. Bimala further suggested the Parliament establish a separate mechanism to directly communitcate to the Corona Control Management Committee (CCMC) about the challenges provinces and local governments are facing to manage the corona outbreak and make them addressed.

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