Two women in a boat and some tea

A dragon fly perches on the oar and she pauses briefly, lets it alight on a bundle of grass parked on the side of the boat, and then rows again

Pratibha Tuladhar

Light of the absurd

“Women are born with pain built in. It is our destiny. Period pain. Sore boobs. Child birth. You know?”

Pratibha Tuladhar

The women left behind

Every new crisis heightens the importance of labour migration for Nepal’s economy. Remittance money has run this country for past centuries, right...

Sonia Awale

The female social anatomy

If women keep bringing each other down, it will be impossible for us to rise together

Anjana Rajbhandary

Mountain women on the climate frontlines

Women in a Nepali village become change agents to adapt to the impact of the climate crisis

Sky is the limit for Nepal’s women scientists

There are many examples to prove that, given the right opportunities, Nepali women can perform as well as, if not better than,...

Vignettes from war

Two women on opposite sides of Nepal's Maoist insurgency draw on memories of conflict

Pratibha Tuladhar

Edinburgh store comes full circle to Nepal

In the heart of Edinburgh near the Church of St John the Evangelist is One World Shop, a modest-looking store that sells goods from all over the...

A letter to a sister

Female friendships lost to patriarchal feuds

Pratibha Tuladhar

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...

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