Vow against VAW

As Nepal marks 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, Ruby Khan makes an impassioned plea for justice from her sit-in near Singha Darbar.

No direction

I try to write it and rewrite it, so that I can tell myself it was not my fault.

Pratibha Tuladhar

New Nepal lockdown may cancel gains

Just over a year of living with the pandemic, Nepalis were just starting to get back on their feet, their income and nutrition...

Educating your sons will protect your daughters

What we can do to change the way women live in constant fear for their physical safety

Anjana Rajbhandary

‘Boys will be boys’ is never an excuse

Addressing violence against women should start at home

Anjana Rajbhandary

More anti-government rallies in Nepal

Protests against the recent government proposal requiring women to have permission from the male members of their families and local governments to travel abroad continued on Friday with a...

The prolonged trauma of acid attack survivors

Teenage survivors of acid attacks, nearly all of them young women, say regulating the over-the-counter sale of acid and life imprisonment for...

Alarming rise in violence against women

Ajaya Anuragi in Himal Khabarpatrika, 24-30 NovemberBrutality against women exists in families across Nepal, but nowhere more so than in Province 2,...

Sangita Magar: from survivor to champion

… but brave acid survivor now dreads her attacker’s release from prison

Daughter Slaughter was raining hard that Tuesday night on 11 September in Chandrapur of Rautahat. In the Das family home, teenage sisters Samjhana...

Monika Deupala