Female activists in Nepal call for equality on citizenship bill

The proposed bill would could women to have a Nepalese husband to pass on their citizenship to their children.

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    Protesters in Kathmandu have said a new citizenship bill treats women as second-class citizens.

    Nepal's parliament is debating a bill that could make it difficult for women to pass on their citizenship to their children.

    Activists say the proposal discriminates against women and are trying to stop it.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha has more from Kathmandu.


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