25th Sep 2017

Documentary “Sachetana” Screening

On 12 July 2013, a documentary entitled” Sachetana” was screened in the Hague, The Netherlands. GHRD, an NGO based in the Netherlands hosted the event.

‘SACHETANA: Against the violence based on witch allegation’ is the documentary made by PPR Nepal in order to raise awareness.

The documentary features interviews of women who have been accused of witchcraft, insightful comments and discussion from lawyers, witnesses of the witch-hunts. It depicts footage from real incidents of witch hunting and views from experts regarding this severe violence against women, members of the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal, of Nepal Women’s Commission, women’s rights activists, and representatives of the Supreme Court of Nepal.




The documentary features interviews of women who have been accused of witchcraft, insightful comments and discussion from lawyers, witnesses of the witch-hunts. It depicts footage from real incidents of witch hunting and views from experts regarding this severe violence against women, members of the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal, of Nepal Women’s Commission, women’s rights activists, and representatives of the Supreme Court of Nepal.

The screening event, at the GHRD offices in The Hague, was very well attended, and was followed by a lively discussion lead by Executive Director of PPR Nepal. For information also visit http://www.ghrd.org/

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