During the peaceful sit-in Protest of the women's infront of Constitution Assembly, Kathmandu, Nepal the Police intervened, and started abusing the women in foul languages; one of the activists claim that" it was a way to destroy our spirit, and insult and harass us for just being women."
The first group of 21 Women Human Rights Defenders entered the zone, and protested peacefully. The Police intervened, and started baton charging the women. The detained Defenders claim that when the Women Police made hesitant gestures to the Male Police, it created anger amongst the male, and they started charging the women vehemently with their batons. Most of the women sustained injuries, while one Defender who was standing behind the group was chased all the way outside of the Prohibited zone,.