The last word on last names

Women in Nepal and America feel similarly about keeping or changing their last names after marriage

Anjana Rajbhandary

Feel angry? Read this.

Archaic patriarchal beliefs will persist for years but you can't let negative emotions consume you

Anjana Rajbhandary

Female foeticide to football

My Dad wanted a son.I was the first daughter and after me came three younger sisters. My mother became pregnant three more...

Nepal’s unequal marriages

Men cheat and get away with it, while women are blamed for shaming the family

Anjana Rajbhandary

“The goal is empowerment and independence of women”

As the world celebrates 110th International Women’s Day, Nepali Times caught up with Supreme Court Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla to discuss progress...

Who were the Charitraheen Cheli?

On 5 March 2004, a clandestine feminist movement emerged in Kathmandu, and in a 40-point declaration  to coincide with International Women’s Day,...

Everyday as if it is Women’s Day

When the Immigration Department last month proposed travel restrictions for women under 40, Nepalis took to the streets wearing black, chanting slogans and holding placards.The rage...

Sonia Awale

Women are from Mars

Now that NASA has its Perseverance SUV and Ingenuity drone on the surface of the Red Planet, we will finally know if...

The Ass

About women by women

It is a privilege to be able to read, understand and appreciate the depth of women’s writing and the expanse of their...

Lockdown and the surge in domestic violence

Popular singer and songwriter Samriddhi Rai tweeted this at 4:05 in the morning of Thursday March 26. With the surge in COVID-19 cases around...