Without any penalties, the custom continued in many parts of the majority Hindu Himalayan country, especially in the western hills.
The new law goes into effect in August this year, with violators who force women into exile during menstruation facing up to three months in prison or a fine of 3,000 Nepalese rupees (£21).
Many menstruating women are still forced to leave their homes and take shelter in unhygienic or insecure huts or cow sheds until their cycle ends, though the practice - called "Chhaupadi" - was actually outlawed a decade ago.
A massive fire laid waste to dozens of boats at a Bali port as firefighters battled to bring the dramatic blaze under control Residents look over the flooded town by heavy rain in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, western Japan.
Heavy rainfall killed 47 people, missing more than 49 people and five others in serious condition in southwestern and western Japan, public television reported on 07 July 2018.
However, some experts say there is more to it than unemployment.
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