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During the pandemic, don’t forget leprosy

Early detection, treatment, rehabilitation and efforts to eliminate discrimination must continue even as Covid-19 threatens to undo past gains against leprosy

How the climate crisis adds to child marriage in Nepal

As harvests fail due to drought and floods, girls from marginalised families are forced to marry earlier to escape poverty

Dalits, disasters and discrimination

Last week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) warned that this year's monsoon might cause even more destruction in Nepal than...

Dalits, disasters and discrimination

Last week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) warned that this year's monsoon might cause even more destruction in Nepal than...

Caste aside, Dalits battle stigma

Durga Sob, politicianDurga Sob was born in Doti, and was sent by her family for higher studies in Kathmandu in 1980. She...

Love's victory over racial hatred

On 23 May, Nabaraj BK of Jajarkot and five friends were reportedly killed because he had fallen in love with a young...

Atrocities against Tharu expressed in art

As they enter Lavkant Chaudhary’s Masinya Dastoor exhibition at the Siddhartha Art Gallery, the visitors are strongly drawn to one particular work...

“It is now or never to devolve power to local governments”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcOLeRbQqWwSwiss Ambassador Elisabeth von Capeller Oswald is on her second diplomatic stint in Nepal after also serving as assistant director of the Swiss...

Patriarchy in an oligarchy

Nepal’s 2016 Constitution may be seen as the preeminent in the world by its framers, but there are still some design defects...

#BalanceforBetter

“My alcoholic father used to beat me and my mother, and I always protected my mother. After treatment my father is sober...

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