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most pervasive forms of human rights violation. It is also widespread in Nepal. According to the data collected by WOREC Nepal, out of the total 1473 cases from January to December 2012, domestic violence accounts for a total of 768 cases. This means that domestic violence is the biggest category of VAW, followed by rape cases (215), social violence (179) which includes blaming as witch (55), mental torture (19), beating/physical torture (78), child marriage (9), question on chastity (2), threaten/threaten to kill (6) and verbal assault (10). Accordingly murder 153, attempted murder 26, sexual abuse 64, suicide 8, trafficking 38, and attempted to trafficking 13 were reported (WOREC Nepal 2012 VAW data based upon monthly report from Jan-Dec 2012.). However, it has to be kept in mind that such figures understate the problem, as most of the time VAW cases are seldom reported.