25 Aug 1% among Chepangs women are literates.
Only 23 percent of the people from the Chepang community are literates, literacy rate among Chepang women is only 1 percent.
Chepangs are one of the most backward indigenous ethnic communities of Nepal inhabiting the remote and sparse contours. Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) has categorized Chepangs as the second most backward/marginalized community from the bottom list from among the 59 marginalized Indigenous Communities listed by it and data states that almost 90 percent of them are leading life under utter poverty. Read More