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Despite constitutional provision, women in Nepal struggle to get their rightful share of ancestral property : Although the constitution states that women are equally entitled to have their share of ancestral property, the law's implementation has been sketchy, by Anushka Nepal (nlt 24/01/2022)

Trek to Kalapathar to advocate for climate justice : The event aims to highlight the effects of climate change, especially in the Himalayan region, and advocate for climate justice (nlt 18/01/2022)

Despite constitutional mandate, women’s representation in Nepali politics remains minimal, by Anushka Nepal (nlt 07/01/2022)

90 percent employed women are working informally in Nepal : Women informal sector workers share a disproportionate burden of unpaid care work and family responsibilities that limit their job opportunities, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 07/01/2022)

Over 9,000 crimes against women in five months (ht 02/01/2022)

Stop Downplaying Street Harassment, by Ameesha Rayamajhi (rep 31/12/2021)

Anti-Chhaupadi campaign in Achham losing steam : Neither the police administration nor the local units and local people are showing interest in effectively implementing the campaign, women say, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 29/12/2021)

All kinds of discriminations against women will be ended: Minister Regmi (rep 24/12/2021) [For this, the constitution would first have to be amended!]

Climate change : How it impacts women more, by Jocelyn Timperley (ht 13/12/2021)

For the women, by the women : On the occasion of '16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence', four women across Nepal, who have been relentlessly fighting to end gender violence, share their experiences, by Pinki Sris Rana (kp 10/12/2021)

All in a day’s work : Rejina Basnet finds her job as a ticket collector, something considered men’s province until a few years ago, rewarding, which she says earns her livelihood and respect, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/12/2021)

How menstrual stigma intersects with violence against women : Confining women and young girls to small sheds for three or more days and keeping surveillance on their daily mobility is a form of violence against women, by Jyotika Rimal (nlt 08/12/2021)

‘Women Violence - From Womb To Tomb’ On Display (rn 04/12/2021)

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, by Ruby Khan (nt 03/12/2021)

Saving one Nepali mother at a time : Dhiru Bista has had 12 pregnancies since she got married at 15, she almost did not make it this time, by Aruna Uprety (03/12/2021)

Entertainment as decent work: Give it recognition, dignity, by Aarzoo Parajuli (ht 18/11/2021)

Women’s Attraction To Judiciary Rising, by Kalika Khadka (rn 16/11/2021)

Charimaya Tamang: ‘Who will wipe out the tears of trafficking survivors if I start crying myself?’ From survivor to savior: Charimaya Tamang continues to turn around the lives of trafficking survivors in Nepal, by Anushka Nepal (nlt 15/11/2021)

Lachchhas making a comeback : Once worn only by married women, lachchhas have recently become a popular hair accessory among young unmarried women, by Pinki Sris Rana (kp 02/11/2021)

Women and water : Water scarcity and gender inequity predate the climate emergency but global warming has added to the burden of Nepali women (nt 29/10/2021)

Misogyny in Nepal: Little acts, big consequences, by Cilla Khatry (ae 02/11/2021)

Women take pills to delay periods. But many are not aware of the side effects : The deeply ingrained notions of ‘impurity’ around menstruation are forcing women  to pop pills so that they are socially acceptable during festivals and rituals, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 26/10/2021) [A consequence of the discriminatory attitude of the medieval patriarchal society of Nepal!]

Women carry body to the pyre (kh 23/10/2021) [What sounds like a normality not worth mentioning is a great revolution in arch-patriarchal Nepal!]

Feel angry? Read this : Archaic patriarchal beliefs will persist for years but you can't let negative emotions consume you, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 22/10/2021)

‘Sati system was the manifestation of structural and cultural violence inflicted on women’, interview with Sujit Mainali (nlt 12/10/2021)

Mother of daughters honoured (kh 06/10/2021)

Into the World of Tax-free and Stigma-free Period, by Monika Shrestha (rep 06/10/2021)

A country where victimization of vulnerable women in the name of practicing witchcraft is still rampant : In Nepal, there’s still no let up in cases of violence based on witchcraft accusations, despite the fact that the country’s law has criminalized it, by Anushka Nepal (nlt 04/10/2021)

The cost of being a menstruating individual, by Rose Singh (rep 29/09/2021)

Social Beliefs On Menstruation Take Tolls On Youths’ Mental Health, by Smita Adhikari (rn 24/09/2021)

'No changes made in the tax imposed on sanitary pads in new budget' (rep 24/09/2021), "Do not impose tax on my period" (Photo feature) (rep 24/09/2021), Women and activists see red over pink tax : The government last fiscal year collected Rs342.31 million in revenue from imports of  sanitary napkins. Calls grow to ensure easy accessibility of menstrual hygiene products, by Krishana Prasain and Aakriti Ghimire ( kp 25/09/2021)

Menstrual Cycle in Nepal: Curse to Celebration, by Smriti Ranabhat (rep 19/09/2021)

Enhancing women’s access to finance : As a first step, we need to identify the actual needs and study international practices, by Shreya Subedi (kp 06/09/2021)

The systemic silencing of stories of harassment : Stories of abuse and harassment at educational institutions continue to emerge but there are few consequences for the perpetrators, by Kabita Bahing (rec 03/09/2021)

Nepal’s unequal marriages : Men cheat and get away with it, while women are blamed for shaming the family, by Arjana Rajbhandary (nt 27/08/2021)

Born unequal, treated unequally : The world treats people differently based on sex and it starts as soon as the gender of the fetus can be identified, by Balmukunda Regmi (ae 26/08/2021)

Women still face witchcraft charges in Sunsari : Rights activists say most of the victims of such allegations are women from marginalised communities, by Sumnim a Chamling (kp 14/08/2021)

Menstrual cup conversations, by Shristi Shakya (rec 10/08/2021)

Instances of VAW far from declining yet, by Sabina Karki (kh 04/08/2021)

The pandemic has disproportionately affected sex workersSex workers who want to quit the profession are now finding it more challenging to do so in the midst of a pandemic, by Tsering Ngodup Lama (kp 04/08/2021)

Coping with patriarchy : Tracking the struggle of women in a Nepali clan across four generations, by Bhumi Ghimiré (nt 30/07/2021)

Why should women accept patriarchal norms?, by Cilla Khatry (ae 29/07/2021)

'One in four teen girls miss school during menstruation' (ht 22/07/2021), Girls' absenteeism : There is a long way to go before we totally end school absenteeism during the menstruation period (ht 23/07/2021)

Towards safer births : Superstitions and discriminatory customs continue to deny women their basic rights (kp 21/07/2021)

In Kalikot, gender discrimination begins at birth : Despite efforts from social organisations and local authorities to raise awareness on gender discrimination, prejudices against girls are still prevalent, by Tularam Pandey (kp 19/07/2021)

Mansplaining, misogyny, and trolling on Clubhouse, by Nirvana Bhandary (rec 24/06/2021)

Right to bodily autonomy under threat, say activists (ht 07/06/2021)

Badi women urge government to legalise sex work (ht 07/06/2021)

Women treated as second class in Nepali films: Study (kh 05/06/2021) [see corresponding research report]

New provisions issued to empower women (ht 28/05/2021)

The subtle art of misogyny: Time to break free of it, by Supriya Pudasainy (ht 27/05/2021)

How are we failing our daughters? Parents have the biggest role to play in taking care of the mental health of their children, by Rojisha Shahi Thakuri (kp 23/05/2021)

So what does it take to be a modern Buhari? Tales of a Modern Buhari, an anonymous feminist account on Instagram, has become a safe space for urban Nepali women to share their experiences of being a woman in a patriarchal society, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 01/05/2021)

Gender inclusive public spaces : Thoughtful design is the key, by Niharika Mathema (ht 23/04/2021)

Six Nepali women scale Mt Annapurna, by Arpana Ale Magar (ht 17/04/2021)

How a conversation around the length of one’s hair exposed the toxic environment of a Kathmandu school: A number of former and current students at St Mary’s School say the institution reeks of  toxicity, with many suffering through years of harassment, queerphobia, and humiliation, by Ankit Khadgi and Samiksha Baral (kp 13/04/2021)

Women’s unpaid care work : Let’s recognise it, by Bandana Rana (ht 13/04/2021)

Shamed for bleeding : Nepali women still have to deal with period shame, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 09/04/2021)

Still spoken in whispers : The obstacles of opening up about menstrual experiences : A woman’s menstrual cycle is the most normal reality of her life, but menstruation health and hygiene are still treated as a taboo subject, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 01/04/2021)

Pandemic Puts Women On Receiving End, by Namrata Sharma (rn 31/03/2021)

Empowering women farmers : Agricultural mechanisation is the key, by Pratigya Silwal and Subha Khanal (ht 25/03/2021)

My body, my rights : There is growing evidence that the Covid-19 economic recession has led to increased vulnerabilities, by Christian Manhart and Eunsong Kim (kp 24/03/2021)

Paradigm shift to the menstrual cup : This budding product is far better than other menstrual products, by Kribina Pathak (kp 19/03/2021)

“The goal is empowerment and independence of women”, Supreme Court Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla on the struggle ahead for Nepal’s feminist movement (interview) (nt 19/03/2021)

Let women lead : Men must be part of the equation but women must be prepared and assert themselves, by Simone Galimberti (rep 16/03/2021)

Why participation isn’t enough : Women’s participation  in decision making may  not mean they are truly empowered, by Sahara Basnet (kp 15/03/2021)

Making the country safe for women : Many times people who have been raped feel it was their fault and they end up feeling disgusted for something which was not their fault at all, by Nilima Adhikari (rep 10/03/2021)

Harassment, misogyny still all too common for women : The law has ensured women’s representation in the  political sphere but attitudes have not changed, by Samiksha Baral (kp 08/03/2021)

Our right to move : Restrictive policies have only served to delegitimise women’s free movement, by Neha Choudhary and Sandhya Sitoula (kp 08/03/2021)

‘What I do today will make things better for women tomorrow’ : Quietly and away from the limelight, across the country women are working  on behalf of women to make society more equitable and just for them, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 08(03/2021)

Women entrepreneurs struggle to recover from pandemic : Around 15 percent of women-run businesses collapsed while others are operating only partially, insiders say, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/03/2021)

Enterprising women of Tarai : They have been training, they have been starting businesses and 80 brides of the community are in the process of a big venture—they are planning a cooperative, by Pallav Ranjan (ae 05/03/2021)

Vagina conversations : Vagina could be a metaphor for 'womxn', but not all womxn identify with the vagina, by Pratibha Tuladhar (nt 05/03/2021)

Holding up the whole sky in Jumla : The mayor of Chandanath Municpality and her deputy prove that elected women leaders are more accountable, by Monika Deupala (nt 05/03/2021)

Menstrual hygiene campaign benefits girl students in Mangalsen, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 01/03/2021)

Narrow the gap : Although the constitution has not discriminated its citizens based on gender, the laws need to be amended to see this in practice (ht 26/02/2021) [The constitution, too, discriminates against women, for example with regard to citizenship law!]

Curtailing women’s liberty : The rule proposed by Department of Immigration tries to force the patriarchal vision of society onto women through the fabric of legislation. This policy is based on classification of sex, by Niyati Adhikari (rep 24/02/2021)

Manifestation of misogyny : If the government really wants to ‘protect’ women it needs to make the country safe from violence, prejudices, practices and laws that harm and humiliate women, by Grishma Bista (rep 22/02/2021)

How proposed immigration policy on women is deeply flawed : Limiting women’s education, employment and movement hinders their economic empowerment and freedom thereby perpetuating their dependency on men, by Tara Kanel (rep 18/02/2021)

Life With Dignity A Must, by Namrata Sharma (rn 17/02/2021)

History of female (im)mobility in Nepal : Immigration Dept proposal is just the latest proof of a misogynist, bungling bureaucracy, by Upasana Khadka (nt 12/02/2021), Nepal’s ‘inferior’ women : Nepal is still a highly patriarchal society that looks upon women as second-class citizens (ae 12/02/2021), ‘Women’s March’ in Kathmandu to demand an end to violence against women and impunity : People from various walks of life are participating in the march from Basantapur to Singha Durbar gate (kp 12/02/2021), ‘Justice, justice, justice’ : Fed up with inaction, women march to demand end to impunity, by Samiksha Baral (kp 13/02/2021), Hundreds rally in capital for women’s rights (ht 13/02/2021)

How Can Our Girls Be Safe?, by Namrata Sharma (rn 10/02/2021)

Why women should be given equal rights in citizenship : Nepal’s sovereignty will be stronger if we empower our women and children and weaker if we disenfranchise the children of Nepali mothers. A nation that treats its citizens unequally is doomed from within, by Riti Prasai (rep 09/02/2021)

Teenage girl found dead in Baitadi forest : The girl’s family suspects that she was murdered and have demanded authorities to arrest the perpetrators, by Tripti Shahi (kp 06/02/2021), Bhagirathi Bhatta murder case: Six arrested for interrogation (kh 06/02/2021)

Let’s raise our voice : This is a time to unite and educate every person to speak out against gender violence, by Sachina Paudel (kp 31/01/2021)

Female priest appointed at Annapurna Narayan Temple in Kathmandu’s Ason (rep 29/01/2021), Newly ordained female priest sees the recognition as sign of changing times, by Anup Ojha (kp 02/02/2021))

When women are not paid : Until and unless Nepali women are relieved of their burden of unpaid domestic works, gender equality in workforce will remain a mirage and the goal of women empowerment elusive, by Roshani Giri (rn 05/01/2021)

Entrenched Bias Against Females, by Nishtha Shrestha (rn 15/12/2020)

New year gift: Women national football players to get same salary as men : The decision by All Nepal Football Association means women’s pay  will see an almost three-fold increase starting January, by Prajwal Oli (kp 11/12/2020) [This is not a gift, but a fundamental right that is generally denied to women worldwide!]

Synonym of a woman is “helpless,” says a government textbook, and Facebook users are outraged (rep 07/12/2020)

15,748 Women In Security Bodies Rise To Ranks For Leadership, by Purushottam P Khatri (rn 06/12/2020)

Addressing Rights To Safe Abortion, by Shyam P Lohani (rn 06/12/2020)

Women leaders set example for rest of Nepal : Imagine if this women-led municipality in the Tarai was upscaled nationwide, by Laxmi Basnet (nt 04/12/2020)

Women’s contributions to development : Modernism and globalisation are impacting Nepal’s social and economic scenarios, by Greta Rana (kp 29/11/2020)

Remove the ‘luxury tax’ to overcome  period poverty in Nepal : Nepal should stop charging value added tax on menstrual products to make them more affordable, by Jesselina Rana and Shubhangi Rana (kp 18/11/2020)

Pandemic disproportionately affects women, girls (ht 01/11/2020)

बुहारी : लैंगिक विभेदको जीवन्त तस्बिर , by Ghambar Nepali (Nayan Patrika 30/10/2020)

Patriarchal Mind-Set Impedes Women Empowerment, by Niyati Adhikari (rn 03/10/2020)

COVID-19 has taken heavy toll on women's entrepreneurship in Nepal (rep 18/09/2020)

Access to formal jobs more restricted for women (ht 11/09/2020)

Covid-19 stops women entrepreneurs in their tracksThey are involved in sectors such as tourism, food service, agriculture and manufacturing enterprises that require daily transactions to stay afloat, by Aditi Aryal (kp 07/09/2020)

Period poverty in the time of a pandemic : For the past five months, sanitary napkins haven’t reached many remote villages, forcing girls to go back to using unhygienic methods, according to a study, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 02/09/2020)

Respect For Nepali Women Leaders, by Namrata Sharma (rn 02/09/2020)

Gender inequality in education has widened during the pandemic : With families struggling financially, girls cannot focus on their studies. They have to help out in household chores and do not always have access to technology for remote learning, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 26/08/2020)

Menstrual huts: You demolish one, we’ll build another: In Surkhet district alone, around 2,000 menstruation huts were demolished. But with the end of the campaign, menstruation huts are resurfacing, by Lalit Bahadur Budha and Hiknat Bahaduur Nepali (ae 14/08/2020) [Ram, Ram, says the PM!]

Kathmandu starts drive to provide sanitary pads to students of all community schools in city: A total of 14,810 girls will benefit from the scheme, for which the city has released Rs 14.9 million to all its wards, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/08/2020)

No To Gender Based Violence, by Namrata Sharma (rn 29/07/2020)

Women from Chepang community demand skill-oriented training (ht 29/07/2020)

More women journalists losing their jobs due to coronavirus pandemic (ht 28/07/2020)

Ending Widows’ Woes, by Mahima Devkota (rn 27/07/2020)

Pandemic has once again thrown light on plights of Nepali women migrant workers: Blanket ban on women from migrating overseas for employment has only encouraged labour trafficking and exploitation, labour migration experts and rights groups say, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 16/07/2020)

Women rights organisations urge Human Rights Council to take up issue of women’s equality in citizenship rights: National Women Coalition has called for a revision in the constitution to redress discriminatory citizenship law, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/07/2020), Institutionalising discrimination: A society that treats its sons and daughters differently will never achieve prosperity, by Bina Jha (kp 12/07/2020)

Women politicians go unheard when they speak out but are ostracised if they oppose party narrative: The trials of Sarita Giri illustrate just how difficult it is for outspoken women to have a career in Nepali politics, politicians and activists say, by Aditi Aryal (kp 10/07/2020)

Imagining a motherland: Gender and nationalism; The boundaries set by the nation, state, families and societies often do not allow a woman to become a citizen. This leads to women not becoming the part of the nation but just a national embodiment, by Swasti Gautam (rep 09/07/2020)

Exploitation risk for women migrant workers has increased during pandemic, labour migration experts and rights activists say: They have urged the government to protect vulnerable women migrant workers and ensure their wages and other legal rights, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 05/07/2020)

Time To Have Boldness On Feminism, by Namrata Sharma (rn 01/07/2020)

From farming to female empowerment: Formalising the production process could improve working conditions for women, by M Niaz Asadullah (kp 30/06/2020)

Women’s rights groups call for safe, dignified repatriation and reintegration of returnee female migrant workers: They have demanded that the government allow registration of illegally migrated women workers with the Foreign Employment Board and ensure the rights of returnee women migrant workers, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 19/06/2020)

Married daughter entitled to inherit parental property: SC, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 12/06/2020)

Skirting the issue: On paper, Nepal has made some important strides towards gender equality and inclusion. Yet, in reality, the situation is far from perfect, by Deepak Thapa (kp 11/06/2020)

A shadow pandemic: With the lockdown grabbing all attention, domestic violence against women is often overlooked, by Nilima Adhikari (kp 07/06/2020)

Easing the lockdown and its impact on women: For women in Nepal, easing of the lockdown has potential to further compound pre-existing gender inequalities based on caste, class, geographical location and various religious conventions and beliefs, by Swasti Gautam (rep 06/06/2020)

Farming falls on women's shoulders: But their work and contributions tend to be invisible to policymakers and academics, by Subarna Malla Singh (kp 31/05/2020)

Periods don’t pause for pandemics: Only by understanding menstruation as a biological necessity can society tackle the real problem, which is poor menstrual hygiene, by Subidha Parajuli (kp 29/05/2020)

Revised regulation in Security Allowance Act hangs single helpless women out to dry: The new regulation issued by the Department of National ID and Civil Registration to exclude single women below 60 years of age from receiving the Helpless Single Woman Allowance, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 29/05/2020)

Involving men in eliminating taboos surrounding menstruation: As menstrual stigmas have largely been put in place and supported by men, their participation in uprooting these taboos is critical, gender rights activists say, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 28/05/2020)

Shedding light: It is disturbing that pages propagating rape, misogyny, paedophilia and the invasion of privacy exist (kp 08/05/2020)

For Nepali women, rampant objectification and sexualisation on the internet: One community on Reddit with more than 4,500 members has been sexualising, objectifying and humiliating women with photos taken from their social media accounts, by Aditi Aryal (kp 07/05/2020)

‘Women are the most vulnerable right now’: As the nation-wide lockdown extends, Lily Thapa talks about how mass starvation could become as big a crisis as Covid-19 in Nepal and how her nonprofit has provided more than 10,000 meals to low-income families (kp 07/05/2020) (interview)

Agricultural Feminisation In Nepal, by Namrata Sharma (rn 06/05/2020)

Extended lockdown brings many women entrepreneurs to the brink of failure: Women entrepreneurs are engaged in agriculture, handicraft, hospitality and other service sectors, by Krishana Prasain (kp 04/05/2020)

For many women, working from home has meant working while doing the housework: During the lockdown, women are having to work shifts from home alongside unpaid housework, coupled with the anxiety of losing their jobs if their performance is subpar, by Aditi Aryal (kp 02/04/2020)

Women and the media: While newsrooms have come a long way, they must do more to become truly inclusive, by Narayan P. Ghimire (kp 24/03/2020)

Women invisible: Let's have more women on televised discussions, in newspaper interviews and on debate panels, by Andrea Upadhya (kp 19/03/2020)

Financially free abroad, socially constrained at home: Women migrants acquire expertise and financial independence abroad but on return, they find themselves trapped in a social order that does not value their talent, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 12/03/2020)

Women have numerical strength in local units, but little say: Gender pay gap runs deep in all kinds of profession in Makwanpur, women leaders say, by Pratap Bista (kp 09/03/2020)

Women’s status: Figures speak for themselves, by Chanda Chaudhary (ht 09/03/2020)

Nepali women are unequal by law: Nepal is still lagging far behind international human rights standards concerning equal rights to citizenship, by Jesselina Rana (kp 08/03/2020)

Empowerment vs Commodification: While Nepal is heading toward institutionalizing the federal democratic republic, re-conceptualizing women empowerment appears a vital task, by Mohan Nepali (rep 08/03/2020)

Women journalists bring diverse perspectives, but their presence in newsrooms remains sparse: It’s time for the Nepali media to reflect on gender inequality in newsrooms and act to reverse the imbalance, women journalists say, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 08/03/2020)

Justice and gender equality in the age of #MeToo: It is only a matter of time before the men hiding behind their title and power are unveiled and brought to justice, by Sakun Gajurel (kp 08/03/2020)

No More Misogyny, by Prativa Subedi (rn 08/03/2020)

Celebrating the heroes: This Women’s Day, let’s celebrate our everyday local women, our mothers, sisters, maids, colleagues or common everyday women who can be our heroes and inspire us, by Ushma Rebel (rep 08/03/2020))

Caste-based domestic violence against women rife in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 08/03/2020)

There are more women in politics, but few and far between at decision-making level: Despite inclusion refrain, there is a huge underrepresentation of females in Nepali political parties and state organs, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 08/03/2020)

Female guides juggle work and home, by Shusma Barali (nt 06/03/2020)

All-male panels are on their way out, but women’s representation remains tokenistic: Instead of acknowledging that women have valuable contributions to make, they are often limited to women-specific panels or are placed as moderators, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 23/02/2020)

Students are missing classes as schools fail to distribute sanitary pads: In May 2019, President Bidya Devi Bhandari had announced that sanitary pads would be distributed to girls in community schools for free from the beginning of the current fiscal year, by, by Pratap Bista (kp 16/02/2020)

Herstory’ repeats itself: The misogynic politics of all political parties mustered to make women the political underdogs of Nepal, by Chandra Bhadra (kp 13/02/2020)

Darchula women tailor their way towards financial independence: Most women are engaged in tailoring businesses that have enabled them to support themselves and their families, by Manoj Badu (kp 05/02/2020)

Majhi women build integrated settlement, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 01/02/2020)

Who will save Nepal’s poor new mothers? … a government plan, or God?, by Rojita Adhikari (nt 31/01/2020)

The real reason women are less likely to seek cancer treatment: Health literacy: Even women who know the risks of cancer are hesitant to go to the doctor, research has shown, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 30/01/2020)

Women’s concerns won’t be addressed unless they are at the decision-making level, interview with Binda Pandey, NCP (kp 27/01/2020)

Issue Of Women’s Empowerment, by Kundan Aryal (rn 24/01/2020)

Women at work, by Anweiti Upadhyay (rep 24/01/2020)

Women Leadership At Local Level, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/01/2020)

Let women rise (rep 22/01/2020)

Underage mothers regret early marriage, by Mukti Narayan Neupane (rep 21/01/2020)

Tipping point on menstrual banishment in Nepal: It is when local women take the lead to end the practice that it is most effective, by Marty Logan (nt 17/01/2020)

Young girls taking one step at a time to fight menstrual banishment: Although complete eradication of the practice seems like a far cry at the moment, various anti-Chhaupadi campaigns launched by young women have paved a way to fight against the practice, by Tularam Pandey (kp 15/01/2020)

Widows in Nepal still need to fight for their property right: Despite legal provisions that ensure widows’ rights to the property of their husbands, implementation has been impeded by societal norms and customs, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 15/01/2020)

For Nepali women seeking work in the Gulf, new routes and old risks: Despite restrictions from traveling to the Gulf countries, desperate Nepali women are falling into traps of trafficking agents who are exploiting new routes to take them out of the country, by Parbat Portel (kp 04/01/2020)

Changing lives of Nepali women: Microfinance is shattering the glass ceiling placed over women by a patriarchal society. No longer confined, women are dispelling gender norms. No longer afraid, they are taking back right to be independent, by Quah Wei Vei (rep 01/01/2020)

In Achham, nineteen percent of women give birth before 20: Despite many campaigns and efforts, child marriage is still rampant in the district, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 26/12/2019)

No help at home for women migrants who come back with babies: When women migrants get pregnant out of wedlock, they are generally evicted from their destination countries and come back to stigma at home, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 25/12/2019)

Senior citizens, single women and people with disabilities deprived of social security allowance in Siraha: They have been protesting in front of the Bhagawanpur Rural Municipality office for the past two days, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 19/12/2019)

Bank accounts for daughters in Karnali (ht 18/12/2019)

Everything you need to know about Chhaupadi, the taboo ritual of banishing women to period huts: Legal actions and social campaigns have failed to make people in Nepal’s remote western regions understand the urgency of abolishing the deadly tradition, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 12/12/2019)

Female deputy speakers of various provinces complain of being given rights, but no responsibilit: The task of the deputy speaker is to run the house in the speaker’s absence but the position doesn’t allow one to take decisions independently, by Pratiksha Kafle (kp 11/12/2019)

Nepali women say they are not just ‘cheli’ but individuals in their own right: Many have protested the media’s use of the word ‘cheli’ to refer to women athletes, arguing that it is patronising and demeaning, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 10/12/2019)

In Janakpur, a traditional Mithila folk dance is helping shape women’s identities: The folk dance, Jhijhiya, has been economically empowering women of the Musahar community, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 10/12/2019)

Government aims to achieve gender equality by 2030 (ht 09/10/2019)

Women in climate hot spots face challenges adapting: Migration of men, poverty and poor working conditions diminish women’s power to act, by Marty Logan (nt 06/12/2019)

“Menstruation is not private business, it is everyone’s business”: Nepali activists mark 8 December as the Day for Dignified Menstruation, by Reeti K.C. (nt 06/12/2019)

In Achham, domestic abuse is driving women to depression: Every week, the Bayalpata Hospital, which has a dedicated mental health bureau, sees over a hundred women suffering from depression, doctors say, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 28/11/2019)

Meet the women goldsmiths of Dharan: A few women artisans are breaking the mould by pursuing a profession that is predominantly considered a man’s job, by Sumnima Chamling (kp 28/11/2019)

Women shouldn't be forced to wear the sari in formal settings: If women's clothes had pockets in them, they wouldn't have to face difficult situations, by Sabitri Gautam (kp 26/11/2019)

Our songs from the forest: Finding freedom from menstrual taboos in the lap of nature, by Uma Bista (kp 23/11/2019)

Women go abroad for work and return duped and abused: There is no data on women who go abroad for employment, but the trend is on the rise in Rupandehi, according to an association of women migrants, by Amrita Anmol (kp 17/11/2019)

1000 Women Entrepreneurs Seminar next week (ht 16/11/2019)

‘Beti Bachau-Beti Padhau’ campaign fails to take off this year in the absence of employees: Under the scheme, which is often referred to as a pet project of Chief Minister of Province-2, Lal Babu Raut, every newborn girl is to be insured across all eight districts in the province, by Santosh Singh (kp 14/11/2019)

Anupama Khunjeli: Women should have the confidence to demand what we want: Nepal’s first female CEO of a commercial bank talks about how her institution is encouraging women entrepreneurs and how women need to prioritise their careers, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 20/10/2019)

Time for celebration: While Nepali women continue to face numerous obstacles in everyday life, celebrations are in order to honor the achievements that have been made so far, by Katie Morris (rep 20/10/2019)

In the far-west, dozens of women lose their lives while fetching fodder every year: In the last three years, 41 people have died while fetching fodder in hills—of them, six were men and 35 women, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 20/10/2019)

Women face unequal vulnerabilities during disasters: The phenomenon of male out-migration alters how women are affected during natural catastrophes, by Shristi Shakya (kp 03/10/2019)

Dashain is a time for celebration—but just for men: Gender biases are more visible during festivals, with household and kitchen chores assigned solely to the women of the house, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 03/10/209)

Online violence against women in Nepal on the rise: Nearly 70 percent of the 353 cases filed at the cybercrime bureau in the last two months were online abuse directed towards women, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 01/10/2019)

Married as children, women in Bajhang are abused, abandoned and killing themselves: The majority of marriages in the district are still between underage children, which often leads to polygamy and gender-based violence, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 26/09/2019)

The unending horror of gender-based violence: Unless we question the very fabric of our social norms and destroy them one by one, nothing will ever change, by Pooja Pant (kp 26/09/2019)

Meet Dang’s barefoot Dungli: Dungli Chaudhary says she vowed never to wear slippers when her request for one was turned down by her in-laws decades ago, by Durgalal KC (kp 26/09/2019)

District girls paint, write and scrawl for equal rights: From crayons to coloured-water balloons, these young Nepali girls are being encouraged to express themselves, by Alisha Sijapati (kp 25/09/2019)

Hey men, women don’t want to be told to be like a woman: Nepali women still grapple with sexist language and expressions that most men easily dismiss, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 18/09/2019)

Menstruation: Let’s not make it taboo, by Sharmila Ranabhat (ht 17/09/2019)

Women's battle for citizenship continues: The new proposals regarding the Citizenship Amendment Bill still treat women as second-class citizens (kp 16/09/2019)

Girls just wanna have fun on Teej, but men won’t let them: Nepali internet is divided over how Nepali women should celebrate Teej, by Bhrikuti Rai and June Karkee (kp 04/09/2019)

Teej and the changing definition of womanhood: With the expansion of urbanisation, migration and economic opportunities, women will continue to resist subordination, by Mira Mishra (kp 30/08/2019)

Celebrating #Womenhumanitarians: In the aftermath of disasters, women’s specific humanitarian needs are often not adequately identified nor responded to. Women and other minorities face further marginalization during disasters, by Indu Ghimire and Valerie Julliand (rep 19/08/2019)

Women actively working as paralegal practitioners in Dhankuta: Women are catching up to men and are surpassing them in the quality of work they produce at the office, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 18/08/2019)

Worldwide women’s activist: Bandana Rana has risen from local campaigner to a policy-making role on gender rights at the UN, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 16/08/2019)

Need for presenting progress of Nepali women stressed (ht (ht 15/08/2019), Civil society, gender rights activists call on govt to present consolidated reports (rep 15/08/2019)

Gender stereotypes: Hamper social inclusion, by Bina Jha (ht 02/08/2019)

Away from a society that judges, Nepali women are turning to Facebook for help: Thousands of Nepali women have joined closed—and secret—Facebook groups in search of solidarity, friendship and safe space, by Bhrikuti Rai (kp 29/07/2019)

Women workers in construction sector continue to experience exploitation on several fronts: The workers are formally organising against unequal pay, workplace safety, and workplace harassment, and this is helping them protect their rights, recent study concludes, by Chandan Kumar Mandal(kp 26/07/2019)

How government bureaucracy killed a new mother: Goma Osti needed an airlift from Nuwakot to Kathmandu after postpartum complications. But a labyrinthine bureaucracy delayed her treatment by four hours—and took her life, by Arjun Poudel (kp 26/07/2019)

Nepal has more female DJs than ever, but the crowd’s attitude remains the same: Female DJs encounter teasing, obscene gestures and unwanted touching from the crowds they perform for, but they’re not quitting, by Sneha Dahal (kp 24/07/2019)

A day with the only female driver of Sajha Yatayat: Many appreciate Harmita Shrestha’s work, calling it a step ahead for women empowerment, but in a ‘man’s world’ days aren’t always that easy, she says, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/07/2019)

The dismissal of gender equality: Although the government does have social inclusion provisions, they are largely ignored or purposefully ridiculed, by Deepak Thapa (kp 11/07/2019)

Despite visibility, societal acceptance remains difficult for LGBTIQ community: Many queer individuals still hesitate to come out publicly because they are afraid of stigma and discrimination, by Shikha Neupane and Diya Tijal (kp 30/06/2019)

Single women still face social discrimination, by Sabitri Dhakal (kp 25/06/2019)

Political violence: Missing the gender lens, by Susan Risal (ht 25/06/2019)

Why do we encourage women to give up their careers?We, as a society, never question the added responsibility we so often place on women, by Madhukar Upadhya (kp 21/06/2019)

CBS report brings to fore huge gender pay gap: Nepali women earn 29 per cent less than equally educated men, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 20/06/2019)

Women hold up more than half the sky: The road to the last district in Nepal without one is being built almost entirely by women, by Achyutraj Bhandari (nt 14/06/2019)

Wider world for women: Nepali women are taking on the Solo Woman Travel Challenge to break barriers and discover their country, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 14/06/2019)

Household chores: Every citizen’s responsibility, by Sangita Chalise (ht 12/03/2019)

Girls who fightLearning self-defence helps girls feel secure, empowered and confident, by Kusum KC (kp 09/06/2019)

Breaking the glass ceiling: The participation of women in Nepal’s info-tech sector is still very low but the future holds promise, by Asmod Karki (kp 01/06/2019)

Having The Period Of Dignity, by Prativa Subedi (rn 31/05/2019)

In educated and elite circles, a different kind of ‘period huts’: Young Nepali women living in cities may not be banished to sheds, but many of them are forced to adhere to a long list of menstrual restrictions, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 28/05/2019), Meet Nepal’s ‘Pad Man’ who is challenging menstrual taboos: Not content with selling reusable sanitary pads, Gyan Maharjan visits communities and schools in Lalitpur, teaching girls, boys and teachers about menstrual hygiene, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/05/2019)

Naugadh women are learning to become economically independent amid exodus of men: Around 176 women were trained in vegetable farming, hosiery making and Allo (Himalayan nettle) production, by Manoj Badu (kp 28/05(2019)

Mothers’ groups uplift women and create social awareness in rural parts of Baitadi: These groups have also been actively championing causes to create a safe and equitable society for women, by Tripti Shahi (kp 27/05/2019)

This is how society and state continue to fail rape survivors: Many survivors have their lives uprooted, and are forced to relocate, live away from their family and friends, and start fresh  in an unfamiliar setting, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 25/05/2019)

Sherpa widows scale Mt Everest to inspire single women (ht 24/05/2019)

Say no to dowry: Don’t make it a status symbol, by Sangita Chalise (ht 24/05/2019)

Who runs this bank? Women.Tripureshwor office of Agriculture Development Bank is one among its three branches staffed entirely by women, by Abani Malla (kp 19/05/2019)

Sex and society: A society that expects women to be virgin until the day they get married and expects these women to become sex slaves will never know the impact women have in changing history, by Ushma Rebel (rep 19/05/2019)

Nepali women abroad: Effective policies should be created to make life easier for women migrant workers, by Prabha Poudel (kp 19/05/2019)

Allure toward tailoring growing in Humla women, by Janak Bahadur Shahi (rep 15/05/2019)

Why aren’t there more women in IT? Nepal is part of a global trend in technology—there are vastly fewer women in tech than men, by Prajesh SJB Rana (kp 14/05/2019)

Failed marriages blamed for two women’s suicides by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 14/05/2019)

Joint land ownership campaign leads to rise in number of women land owners in Baitadi, by Tripti Shahi (kp 12/05/2019)

Majority of girls in Achham district out of school system, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 06/05/2019)

Rural municipality provides public speaking training for women, by Kishan Sangeet Nepali (kp 06/05/2019)

Nepal’s indecision on same-sex marriage leaves couples in limbo: Nepal acknowledged rights for LGBTIQ community over a decade ago, but same-sex couples who want to tie the knot continue to face hurdles, by Asmita Manandhar and Alisha Sijapati (kp 04/05/2019)

Only 22 percent of working-age women are employed in Nepal: There is also gender pay gap and it must close, experts say, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/05/2019)

‘65 pc cases of violence against women occur inside home’ (ht 02/05/2019) [see WOREC Nepal report]

Women’s empowerment: Still an uphill task, by Kokila Khadka KC (ht 01/05/2019)

Voices of women being heard in Dadeldhura, by Panta (kp 29/04/2019)

Beauty for what purpose? Miss Nepal may provide a platform for many women, but it cannot claim to be a source of empowerment, by Shrijana Singh Yonjan (kp 16/04/2019)

Don’t compete, cooperate: The savings and credit concept has proven to be an effective tool to empower women, by Prativa Subedi (kp 14/04/2019)

Women groups in Kailali empower rural women, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 11/04/2019)

Is Nepal’s progressive trans rights movement bracing for a setback? LGBTIQ community expresses reservations about provisions in the citizenship bill which, according to them, can result in further discrimination against sexual minorities, by Asmita Manandhar (kp 31/03/2019)

Women in remote Achham village taking lead roles, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 24/03/2019)

Citizenship bill clause on sex change certification alarms LGBT community: Sexual minorities fear losing hard won victories if officials approve  amendment demanding a ‘proof’ of sex change in the citizenship bill, by Bhrikuti Rai (kp 18/03/2019), Right to choose: A citizenship amendment that demands proof of gender reassignment is unfair to the trans community (kp 19/03/2019)

Death of a transgender woman raises alarm among the trans community in Kathmandu: Members of the LGBTI community say the death of Junu Gurung is the  latest reminder of just how perilous living as a trans person can be in Nepal, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 12/03/2019)

Be the change: Behavioural transformation is the key to societal transformation, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 12/03/2019)

He for she: Men too have a responsibility in ensuring gender equality in every field, by Prakash Banjade (kp 10/03/2019)

In Dhangadhi, women auto drivers are gaining financial independence, by Mohan Budhayer (kp 09/03/2019)

How do transwomen describe themselves? Women.Meet the women who are defying media’s unrealistic body imagesTranswomen shaping broader, inclusive narrative to redefine womanhood, by Asmita Manandhar (kp 08/03/2019)

Seeking change: Women and girls should have autonomy over their bodies, by Sivananthi Thanenthiran (kp 01/03/2019), She Decides Day: Speaking out for sexual rights, by Sivananthi Thanenthiran (ht 01/03/2019)

The silent sufferers: Labor-intensive agriculture increases women’s workload in the farms and the overworked women farmers face many health issues, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 01/03/2019)

Nepali women lag behind in economic empowerment (ht 01/03/2019)

Girls' education still not a priority for Jumla families, by DB Budha (rep 25/02/2019)

Concerns of Nepali women to be presented at international stage, by Nayak Paudel (kp 24/02/2019), Customs trump law on issue of gender equality (kp 24/02/2019)

The erasure of transwomen: Social constructions of ‘womanhood’ need to include all women, by Rukshana Kapali (kp 19/02/2019)

We, as a society, have kept quiet on sexual harassment, abuse and violence so far’: Issues of sexual violence must be included in public discourses to ensure equality for women (kp 19/02/2019)

Dalit woman thrown out of house in Salyan, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 17/02/2019)

Tharu women are taking role of community chief in Kailali, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 15/02/2019)

Women run the fields: Agriculture in Nepal is experiencing rapid feminisation - why isn’t legislation catching up?, by Maina Dhital (kp 03/02/2019)

Focus beyond reserved seats, Dahal tells women (kp 01/02/2019) [Yes, they are still ignored by all political parties despite appropriate legal regulations!]

Remarriage for single women still not an easy choice, by Sher Bahadur Jero (rep 27/01/2019)

Rise against cybercrimes: Women are more susceptible to cyber crime as perpetrator’s identity remains anonymous and he may constantly threaten and blackmail the victim by using different identities, by Dikchya Raut (rep 20/01/2019)

On identity: In Nepal, a woman’s identity is still tied to their male kinfolk—first father, then husband, by Bibhu Kuitel (kp 19/01/2019)

Madhesi woman drives auto rickshaw for livelihood in Janakpur, by Shahiman Rai (kp 17/01/2019)

Breaking the silence on #MeToo: Women’s silence in Nepal’s feeble #MeToo movement has also to do with illiteracy and socioeconomic disadvantages majority of women face, by Gyanu BK (rep 06/01/2019)

Study explores plight of Nepali female migrant workers in Gulf countries (ht 06/01/2019)

Give birth to a girl, get insurance of Rs 100,000: CM Raut, by Madan Thakur (rep 30/12/2018)

Tharu women becoming self-reliant thru farming (ht 30/12/2018)

Men in business, women in socio-political affairs, by DB Budha (rep 30/12/2018)

Expensive periods: Why tax on pads?, by Pooja Bista (ht 28/12/2018)

The new trailblazers: It is important to open up non-agricultural avenues for rural women, by Khilendra Basnyat (kp 27/12/2018)

FWEAN for creating enabling environment for women entrepreneurship (rep 25/12/2018)

Chhaupadi-free drive ineffective, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 22/12/2018)

Let women work: Our society does not encourage women to develop entrepreneurship skill even if they are capable of doing so, by Kabi Adhikari (rep 22/12/2018)

Combating trafficking: There are no urban centers, in and outside Nepal, where Nepali women and girls may not have been forcibly trafficked, by Nilam Sangroula (rep 19/12/2018)

Women labour migration: Causes and consequences, by Jaya Shor Chapagain (ht 18/12/2018)

Experts seek gender-responsive policies for safe migration of women (rep 13/12/2018)

Returnee women migrants starting their own businesses, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 10/12/2018)

Staying home during periods becoming normal in rural Achham, by Khamma Khatri (rep 09/12/2018)

Madam diplomat: Women should get more opportunities to show their potential in the global arena, by Illa Mainali (kp 06/12/2018)

Women in civil services up by 8 percent: In the fiscal year 2017-18, at least 20,334 women held various positions in government offices-making it 23 per-cent of the civil service. Government records show there are 87,753 civil servants across the country, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/11/2018), Let them in: Active representation of women in bureaucracy cannot be ignored anymore (kp 08/11/2018)

Educate girls & women: For a prosperous community, by Pushpa Priya (ht 07/11/2018)

#Theytoo: Recent #MeToo accusations barely scratch the surface of widespread hidden abuse of women in Nepal, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 02/11/2018)

Girl child insurance scheme gains popularityThe policy has reduced financial burden on parents: Locals (ht 30/10/2018)

Deconstructing #Metoonepal: Besides dismantling patriarchy, the movement is also about creating safe spaces for women, by Prakriti Yonzon (kp 29/10/2018)

Power, consent, and my newsroom: Let’s hope that local stories challenge the culture of complacency in our workplaces, by Subina Shrestha (kp 17/10/2018)

Let women decide: It’s a long way for Nepali women to freely choose their partners as they want, when they want and how they want, pre-wedding or post-divorce, by Ushma Rebel (rep 14/10/2018), My struggle with widowhood: A man marries another woman just after completing 13 days of death rites of his wife but a wife, when widowed, is doomed, by Lily Thapa (rep 14/10/2018)

Parties fail to represent 33 percent women: The issue of women’s representation in the central committee surfaced after the recently unified NCP failed to assign roles to women in line with the legal requirement, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 08/10/2018)

For women, by women: Nepali women need to be unified at the forefront to inspire any kind of change in society, by Somy Paudyal (kp 07/10/2018)

Breeders of machismo culture: Violence based on gender has much to do with societal power structures, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 01/10/2018)

Burning shame: Gender-based violence flourishes because of a misogynistic society (kp 27/09/2018)

Pushing women away: It is very difficult for women to access information on safe migration. Many do not realize the implications of being flown via India or Nepal, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 22/09/2018)

Women and the welfare state: The second class treatment that women feel they are getting should be eliminated, by Kartika Yadav (kp 20/09/2018)

They are citizens too: Gender equality was sacrificed in the name of preserving social and cultural values, by Bharati Silawal Giri (kp 14/09/2018)

Deconstructing Nepali womanhood: Nepali women are fighting against all odds and breaking all forms of social barriers. It is unfair to portray them as weak and dependent, by Guneshwor Ojha (rep 12/09/2018)

Women who drive, by Swasti Gautam (rep 31/08/2018)

Workshop held to prepare report on women’s issues (ht 29/08/2018)

Unequal society: Many tend to think that our social structure will break down if women are empowered politically and infidelity will increase, by David Kainee (rep 26/08/2018)

End inequalities: Children of Nepali women, irrespective of who she is married to, should unquestionably be entitled to citizenship by descent (ht 20/08/2018)

Nepal’s suffragette moment, by Om Astha Rai (nt 17/08/2018)

Women take over farming: Male out-migration and gender norms driving feminisation of agriculture in Madhes, by Krishna Kumar Sah (kp 16/08/2018)

Inevitability Of Womenomics, by Kanhaiya Mathema (rn 16/08/2018)

Bill to amend citizenship act: Ruling party lawmakers object tweaks to law, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 14/08/2018) [The male Tagadhari politicians will take care that women will never be equal to men!]

Invisible citizen: It is imperative that the state guarantee women’s entitlements as citizens (kp 13/08/2018)

Gender, nation, and women’s honour: Women’s bodies have been instrumentalised to legitimise certain groups’ political and business interests under the pretext of nationalism, by Sangita Thebe Limbu and Kalpana Jha (kp 10/08/2018)

Son worshippers: It is sad when women have to achieve recognition by having a male child (kp 09/08/2018)

Women in cilvil service: Why we lag behind; While the decision making executive positions are strictly male arena, women officers often get lost in the labyrinthine of the social and cultural gender constructs, by Smita Poudel (rep 05/08/2018)

Women in agriculture: Agriculture sector is being feminised but their contribution is still undervalued, by Arati Joshi (kp 02/08/2018)

Teaching menstruation to boys: We need to teach boys about menstruation. Early interventions will instill sense of responsibility in adolescent boys to educate their peers, by Ayush Joshi (rep 14/07/2018)

Let women rise: Economic and social empowerment will help women emerge as leaders and policy-makers, by Sarmila Bagale (rep 14/07/2018)

What makes news: The media gives little coverage to women’s issues regardless of their importance, by Rashmila Prajapati (kp 08/07/2018)

Spotlight on female trekking guides, by Manoj Ghartimagar (rep 08/07/2018)

Participation of Nepali Women in Politics, by Sarmila Bagale (rn 27/06/2018)

Conflict-hit women: Still far from justice, by Susan Risal (ht 14/06/2018)

Women and livestock: Let’s recognise their roles, by Kedar Karki (ht 11/06/2018)

Untold stories of women: Untold stories of rural women need to be told for change and for raising awareness that women’s rights are human rights, by Sabita Nakarmi (rep 03/06/2018)

Disproportionately disadvantaged: Entrenched gender biases make women more vulnerable to disasters and its effects, by Jyotika Rimal (kp 20/05/2018)

Women woes: Even as the importance of women in agriculture in Nepal has increased, they continue to be undervalued, by Kantilata Thapa (kp 13/05/2018)

From the fields: Women can add value to climate change-friendly farming practices and technologie, by Menila Kharel Dhungel (kp 06/05/2018)

Let a girl live: Why does our society only teach girls how to behave, where to go, what to do and what to wear? Why cannot we teach the boys to protect independence of girls?, by Jyoti Sharma (rep 29/04/2018)

‘War, disaster worsen women’s condition’ (kp 26/04/2018)

Menstruating women, girls fear ‘invisible’ power (ht 23/04/2018)

Rethinking society: Violence against women is not only a female problem, it is also an issue of men, by Milan Pandey (kp 15/04/2018)

Can men be feminists? If men want to understand feminism and help the cause, they first need to analyse the norms that inform their social identity, by Sangita Thebe Limbu and Kalpana Jha (kp 13/04/2018)

Women increasingly opting for divorce to end abusive marriages (rep 11/04/2018)

Strengthening Tamang women: Education and jobs will prevent them from falling into the trap of human traffickers, by Samaya Lama (kp 08/04/2018)

Women demolishing Chhaupadi sheds in Achham, by Khamma Khatri (rep 04/04/2018)

Girls learn lessons on self-defence (kp 01/04/2018)

Women enjoying economically independent lives in Dhading, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 26/03/2018)

Teenage pregnancy rates on the rise (ht 22/03/2018)

An unresolved agenda: Current lawmakers have the opportunity to end the discrimination faced by women on citizenship rights, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 20/03/2018)

Entertainment industry workers seek respect (ht 17/03/2018)

Girls of Badi community being deprived of school education (ht 17/03/2018)

Should we still focus on woman farmers? The answer is yes, because attitudes and practices at the policy formulation and implementation level are still gendered, by Gitta Shrestha (kp 16/03/2018)

A woman on Women’s Day: No matter the ethnicity or grouping, Nepali women face strange scenarios of extreme prejudice, by Pramod Mishra (kp 15/03/2018)

VAW and Women’s Empowerment, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 15/03/2018)

Gender equality: New Opportunities, by Pratik Chhetri and Neha Malla (ht 13/03/2018)

In pursuit of understanding: Many rural women do not think that International Women’s Day is relevant to them, by Prativa Subedi and Juliette Josse (kp 11/03/2018), A long way to go: There are many women whose sufferings remain hidden, by Sulochana Nepal (kp 11/03/2018)

Choosing grace: The strict customs that women have helped impose on other women have been too perplexing for the younger generations, by Anusha Thapa (rep 10/03/2018)

Women to make Thalara Rural Municipality free of inequity, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 09/03/2018)

Women trained as masons build houses in Eklephant, by Anish Tiwari (kp 09/03/2018), Fewer women in quake rebuilding work says survey (kp 10/03/2018)

An unfinished agenda: We need to rethink the influence gender biased mythology plays on our treatment of women and girls, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 08/03/2018)

Time is now #PressforProgress, by Elisabeth von Capeller, Veronica Cody, Vallerie Julliand, Mashfee Shams and Alaina B. Teplitz (ht 08/03/2018), Gender equality still a distant dream, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 08/03/2018)

Hindu custom of Chhaupadi: Kanchanpur continues to isolate menstruating women in sheds (kp 03/03/2018)

Triple burden of women: Conflicting gender norms, by Anusha Ban (ht 02/03/2018)

Who runs the world? Girls: Five generations of women in a Kathmandu family underline the importance of educating daughters, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 02/03/2018)

Way to emancipation: Many girls migrating from rural to urban areas have become successful beauticians, by Guneshwor Ojha (kp 25/02/2018)

Child marriage taking toll on rural women's life, by Jagat Khadka (rep 24/02/2018)

Making room for women: Women can be empowered through creation of equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making, by Sapana Phuyal (kp 20/02/2018)

An unequal constitution: For all the years of debates and discussions on constitutional issues, we could not do justice to Nepali women, by Mohna Ansari (kp 19/02/2018)

Women and men: Greater efforts should be made towards gender sensitisation to create a better society, by Bina Jha (kp 11/02/2018)

Against lingerie feminism: The question of women’s empowerment and liberation should not be judged by the clothes she wears, by Sangita Thebe and Kalpana Jha (kp 04/02/2018)

A different lens: How virtual experience of swapped gender roles can change social understanding, by Renaud Meyer and Kamal Raj Sigdel (kp 28/01/2018)

Women reluctant to work in forestry sector, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 28/01/2018)

Practicing care: An everyday story; Unequal gender relations are not limited to the household. In the workplace and also in one’s social circle, women have to do a greater share of the unpaid emotional and care work but there is hardly any space to talk about these things openly, by Dawa Sherpa (kp 27/01/2018)

The migrant wife, by Manita Raut (rep 27/01/2018)

Are you a feminist? Why do most people not prefer to be called as feminists? Is it because feminism is a taboo?, by Bina Jha (rep 22/01/2018)

Bridging the gender gap: Everyone should be given equal opportunities so that they can be assets to the nation building process, by Samaya Lama (kp 21/01/2018)

Pad Power: Taiwanese activist leads village women to embrace the beauty of the feminine cycle, by Ziyu Lin (nt 19/01/2018), Removing menstrual shame: The underlying problem for Buddhist and Hindu women in Mustang who avoid certain activities while menstruating is that they believe their naturally functioning bodies are shameful, by Clara Hare-Grogg (nt 19/01/2018)

‘Sahi Ho!’ campaign launched (ht 18/01/2018)

Rautahat rural women becoming self-reliant (ht 16/10/2018)

Continuous isolation: Changing a long-held tradition requires a more comprehensive approach than legislation alone can ever provide, by Navaraj Pudasaini (kp 14/01/2018) [on Chhaupadi]

Female masons making their marks in reconstruction, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 02/01/2018)

Shedding veils to shed tradition: Women in Siraha’s Jahadi settlement find their voice as they defy the practice of wearing ‘Ghumto’, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 01/01/2018)

Male chambers: Only six of 165 candidates picked for House of Representatives under FPTP are women, which comes to a paltry 3.63 percent, by Meena Bhatta (rep 24/12/2017)

Women risking their lives in Achham in obsession for a male child, by Khamma Khatri (rep 16/12/2017)

Pressed into service: Massage parlours operating as fronts for illegal activities give real ones a bad name, by Ruku Pandey (kp 12/12/2017)

Women still doing more household chores than men (ht 02/12/2017)

Working Women, by Sanjog Rai (nt 01/12/2017)

Better safe than sorry, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (rep 27/11/2017)

Breaking with tradition women perform final rites (ht 25/11/2017)

Space of absence: Women and other marginalised gender groups cannot  afford to ignore inaccessibility to fundamental rights, by Archana Thapa (kp 24/11/2017)

Nilam’s dream: Nilam’s activism against abuse has left her ostracised by her own community as she continues to try to convince Muslim, Dalit and minority families to protect and educate their girls, by Sonia Awale (nt 27/10/2017)

Makhamali garlands turning Gundu women self-reliant, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/10/2017)

Call to ensure a better future for girls (ht 12/10/2017)

Being a girl: Although I see smile on the faces of parents after the birth of their first child, a girl, their disappointment is hard to conceal, by Usha Pokharel (rep

My body, sacred or profane? To remove the idea of impurity associated with women's body during menstruation, it is crucial to change how people view the monthly cycle, by Pabitra Gurung (rep 07/10/2017)

Strength of a woman: Shortcomings with the microcredit approach have to be addressed to fuel women’s development, by Guneshwor Ojha (kp 22/09/2017)

At 21, Sita Sunar runs own furniture business, by Kishan Sangit Nepali (rep 09/09/2017)

Number of women trek guides on rising trend, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 04/09/2017)

Old beliefs die hard: The stigma surrounding menstruation should be effectively challenged, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 27/08/2017)

Just victims? Nepali women migrating out for work do also come back with higher remit and non-exploitative experiences, by Guneshwor Ojha (kp 25/08/2017)

Women can have it all: Achieving work-life balance often seems to be an impossible goal, by Sushila Nepal (kp 13/08/2018)

Gender-aware policies needed: Nepal can’t hope to graduate from its LDC status without reaching out to the poor, by Subhash Nepali (kp 06/08/2017)

Give me a daughter, by Geeta Pandey (rep 05/08/2017)

Awakening Urgency For Nepali Females, by Prem Khatry (rn 01/08/2017), More teeth sought for NWC (ht 01/08/2017)

The second sex: Menstruation - a natural, physiological cycle - should be destigmatised (kp 20/07/2017) [Why do you not call male gender the second sex? Life is given by women!]

Missing daughters: At the root of sex-selective abortion lies the culture of preferring sons,  by Anjita Parajuli (kp 16/07/2017)

Rural women turning into entrepreneurs (ht 14/07/2017)

Poverty forcing women into migration: Report (kp 13/07/2017), Exodus: Structural barriers and discrimination in local labour market drive women to work abroad (kp 14/07/2017)

Village women transform into clean energy entrepreneurs in Nepal initiative: Empower Generation plans to expand the number of female  energy entrepreneurs to all 75 districts from the current 11 (kp 13/07/2017) [see website]

Her future is our future: When a woman is free to make choices about her life, her children, her family and everybody else will benefit, by Giulia Vallese (kp 11/07/2017), Women empowerment: Many barriers, by Prativa Subedi (ht 12/07/2017)

Women Need To Stand Up For Themselves, by Aditi Aryal (sp 07/07/2017)

Women at work: Women are praised for creating life but never encouraged to build something for the future, by Priyanka Chand (rep 03/07/2017)

Women make up majority of rights victims, shows study (ht 01/07/2017)

Fair Sex, Unfair Deal: Women’s empowerment underpins equal, just and peaceful societies (sp 23/06/2017)

War on words: Branding feminists as terrorists may be libellous because ‘terrorist’ is a highly politicised term, by Archana Thapa (kp 23/06/2017)

34 pc women victimised by kin (ht 19/06/2017)

Girls lag despite outnumbering boys in exams, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/06/2017), Education of daughters: Disparity in SEE performance shows that girls still have a long way to go (kp 19/06/2017)

Oh boy, women bleed! Only when mothers treat menstruation as just another natural growth in their children’s bodies, will little girls will learn to accept their bodies and grow up to be confident women, by Shradha Giri Bohora (kp 17/06/2017)

Voice for equality: Nepal’s Female Labor Force Participation Rate is 80 percent. But women have a long way to go achieve gender equality, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 13/06/2017)

Women power: Arming women with legal and constitutional rights is inadequate without an attitudinal change in society, by Apurba Bhattarai (kp 04/06/2017)

Colour Code For Woman Only!, by Bhawana Pokhrel (rn 02/06/2017)

Thanka art proves a boon for illiterate woman, by Rajkumar Parajuli (ht 01/06/2017)

Including the excluded: The real winners of the local elections are not political parties, but women, by Om Astha Rai (nt 26/05/2017), Federal feminine republic of Nepal (nt 26/05/2017)

Female migrants at higher risk of suicide (ht 11/05/2017)

Women in reconstruction: Rasuwa women are taking on new roles to build back better, by Utsav Shakya (kp 29/04/2017)

Woman beaten in captivity by husband, in-laws over dowry (kp 28/04/2017)

Better than before? Women’s empowerment requires concrete policies and their robust implementation (kp 28/04/2017)

President’s Women Empowerment Programme starts in 26 districts: It aims to provide skill development training to Dalit, indigenous and marginalised women, by Samipa Khanal (kp 24/04/2017)

A social syndrome: Gendered norms on childcare have resulted in the construction of guilt in women, by Anjam Singh (kp 23/04/2017)

Women’s voices enrich public life: Building strong gender equal communities requires every individual citizen to stand firmly in the political landscape, by Valerie Julliand, Alaina B. Teplitz, Mashfee Binte Shams, Rensje Teerink, W. Swarnalatha Pereira and Ingrid Dahl-Madsen (kp 21/04/2017)

Women in politics: The way forward, by Ayush Joshi (ht 19/04/2017)

Need for black feminism: Madhesi women face double discrimination: one, as Madhesis and, two, as women, by Kalpana Jha (kp 14/04/2017)

Most women unaware of reservations, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 04/04/2017)

Female turnout disappoints EC: Women job aspirants account for only 14pc of total 179,486 applicants, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/04/2017)

Road to Inclusion: Progress in inducting women into public service may be small, but in light of the country’s dismal history of inclusivity, it is a much welcome change, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/04/2017)

On ‘wine feminists’: These are self-styled feminists who are often found in conferences and parties in Kathmandu, sipping their wine and talking about women’s rights, by Shuvechha Ghimire (rep 01/04/2017)

Exploring resilience: Women are more vulnerable to climate change because of their dependence on climate sensitive sectors, by Prativa Sapkota (kp 31/03/2017)

When women win: The new constitution offers a valuable opportunity to ensure that women and girls have the same prospects in life as their male counterparts, by Alaina B. Teplitz (rep 30/03/2017)

Blame us all, not just men: Continuing to castigate men will only make gender polarisation more rigid, by Seema Subedi (kp 28/03/2017)

Gender equality: The Nordic Model, by Kjell Tormod Pettersen (rep 22/03/2017)

Khadka addresses UN’s CSW session (kp 17/03/2017) [??]

Booklet on women entitlements published: The booklet contains information related to economic benefits provided and initiatives taken by various agencies for women (kp 16/03/2017)

Girls’ education: Failed programme, by Chun Bahadur Gurung (ht 14/03/2017)

Mountain women The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued, by Sunayana Basnet (kp 08/03/2017), Bold action now: In Nepal, while women work as much as men, the gender wage gap is still in the bottom half of the world ranking, by Valerie Julliand (rep 08/03/2017), Is women empowerment just women employment? If this day is to celebrate your and my achievements, then it does not need to be marked in the calendar, by Sambridhi Gyawali (rep 08/03/2017), Exemplary Muslim sisters empowering women, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 08/03/2017), Working on gender: We saw no representation of Himalayan women in history or literature, nor in the research and development sectors, by Chhaya Vani Namchu and Menaka Hamal (rep 08/03/2017), Championing their cause: We need to be more proactive in identifying true champions of women's economic empowerment in Nepal and build a strong coalition, by Gail Marzetti and Pukar Malla (rep 08/03/2017), Women continue to face discrimination at home, workplace (ht 08/03/2017), Women’s role critical for social advancement: Prez (kp 09/03/2017), #beboldforchange: Things are far from ideal for Nepali women, but the fight for equal rights continues (kp 09/03/2017), Thank you, men: Let’s acknowledge the role of good men who help women with their personal and career growth, by Rusha Giri (rep 09/03/2017), Empowering women: The most urgent task that lies ahead is to make sure that women are treated equally in all spheres of life (ht 09/03/2017)

From safe motherhood to safe womanhood: Nepali women deserve to be recognised as complete human beings and equal citizens, not just as mothers, by Poonam Thapa (kp 07/03/2017)

The purse strings: Women have little control over household finance despite being important earners, by Ashika Sharma (kp 07/03/2017)

On the home front: Listen to the unheard voices of the suffering wives of migrant workers left behind, by Roni Pradhan (kp 07/03/2017)

The curious case of unmarried mothers, by Anjali Subedi (kp 03/03/2017)

Leave no one behind: Absorbing women into the labour market by reinforcing traditional gender roles is not empowering, by Sangita Thebe-Limbu (nt 03/03/2017)

Women, teenage girls receive training to make sanitary pads, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 01/03/2017)

All our daughters: Where are Nepali women in the metaphor of coffins, bakasko bimba, which pervades pathologies of remittance reporting?, by CK Lal (rep 27/02/2017)

Win-all trade: Women in Baglung, Parbat and Sindhuli districts have greatly increased their income from export of items made from allo, by Erica Prasai (rep 27/02/2017)

Red Tika challenge takes internet by storm, by Anita Shrestha (ht 21/02/2017)

From a guerilla fighter to humble Speaker, by Onshari Gharti Magar (kp 18/02/2017), We may have come a long way, but there is much to achieve: The feminist consciousness flourished after the restoration of democracy in 1990 and received ample focus  during the decade-long Maoist struggle followed by people’s movement and constitution-writing process, by Mohna Ansari (kp 18/02/2017), A ‘competent’ woman politician —a rhetorical excuse? High time we asked whether all men maintain the highest degree of competence, by Pranika Koyu (kp 18/02/2017), Women in politics: Nepal is among the only 10 countries in the world having a woman head of state, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/02/2017)

Feminism in the margins, a Madhesi perspective: Madhesi women are not a topic of discussion, nor is their contribution acknowledged in the national discourse, by Rita Sah (kp 18/02/2017)

Questioning the Questions: Caste struggle against structural minds: Let’s challenge the system by re-imagining, redefining, re-narrating and retelling our story, by Sarita Pariyar (kp 18/02/2017)

Representation of women: The Nepali media sector, in general, suffers from patriarchy, by Sumina Rai Karki (kp 18/02/2017)

The scourge of stereotype: Even though their workplace is female dominated, the fact is that the most popular gynecologist in our country is a male, by Arpana Neopane (kp 18/02/2017)

Ladies first: Women now hold top management positions in various organizations, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 18/02/2017)

Rootless: By birth a woman belongs to her father’s clan, and then she gets given to her husband’s. We forget who our mothers and grandmothers are. Their blood does not flow in our lineage, by Pooja Pant (ht 18/02/2017)

Post quake rebuilding: Let women lead; With male members away, women have started rebuilding their homes destroyed by 2015 earthquakes on their own, by Kriti Bhuju (rep 18/02/2017)

Nepali women row against tide of discrimination on tourist lake (ht 16/02/2017)

Women now do all the work in Jumla village, by DB Buda (rep 08/02/2017)

For some women in need, Hatti Hatti has become a home away from home and a wellspring for creativity, by Abha Dhital (kp 04/02/2017)

Bill proposes grounds for divorce (ht 03/02/2017)

Periods of banishment: Women in western Nepal are starting to refuse to be thrown out of the house once a month, by Subeksha Poudel (nt 03/02/2017)

Women learning masonry for financial independence in Nuwakot, by Jaya Ram Gautam (ht 30/01/2017)

All in the family: Girls are not safe even within their own homes, especially in households dislocated by the earthquake, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 27/01/2017)

Migrant workers: Nepali women ahead of men in committing suicide abroad, by Rudra Khadka (rep 24/01/2017)

Feminine FM: Women in radio stir a nationwide conversation, by Emma Stolarski (nt 20/01/2017)

Inspiration as we rebuild: Venturing into masonry will improve women’s income and help them challenge traditional gender roles, by Pratibha Tuladhar (kp 15/01/2017)

Gender pay gap: What we can learn from global practices to reduce inequality in our workforce, by Tara Kanel (kp 15/01/2017)

Stumbling blocks: Education and modernisation haven’t weakened ingrained socio-sexual relationships, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 10/01/2017)

Feminism through art: Artist Meena Kayastha’s Divine Debris draws on her personal experience as a woman growing up in Nepal watching other female figures around her struggle with the limits imposed upon them, by Sophia L. Pande (kp 08/01/2017)

Literacy classes making women's life easier, by Arjun Bhushal (rep 06/01/2017)

Female contractor busy building quake-hit village, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 05/01/2017)

Celebrating daughter's birth in Bajhang raises eyebrows, by Jagat Khadka (rep 04/01/2017)

Women-friendly agriculture: Agriculture is being feminized in Nepal following the rapid exodus of men, by Bhairab Raj Kaini (rep 02/01/2017)

Modern farming changing women's economic status, by Arjun Bam (rep 10/12/2016)

Girls are the future: Women who have the opportunity to speak up about challenges women and girls face in Nepali society can help tackle stigma, by Richard Morris and Gail Marzetti (rep 10/12/2016)

Unequal, by law: When a girl or woman is viewed in connection with a male figure, it creates an unequal society, by Anjali Subedi (rep 06/12/2016)

#IWalkFreely: Survey reveals young women in Nepal are exposed to greater dangers than just cat calls and wolf whistles, by Asmita Gauchan (nt 02/12/2016)

Re-examining value of girls, by Jessica Rai (ht 26/11/2016)

Safe education for all: Structural inequalities and patriarchal attitudes continue to affect women’s schooling, by Renu Adhikari Rajbhandari (kp 25/11/2016)

Who cares? Women do the bulk of unpaid work in the household cleaning, cooking, washing, collecting firewood and caring for children and the elderly, by Sangita Thebe-Limbu (nt 25/11/2016)

495 couples in Okhaldhunga get joint land deeds, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 21/11/2016)

Where are all the women? An underlying reason for the low representation of women in  politics is a patriarchal mindset that permeates political life, by Avasna Pandey (kp 18/11/2016)

Social stigma related to sexual violence still rampant in society (ht 17/11/2016)

Global Gender Gap Index 2016: Nepal fails to improve on 2015’s place (kp 13/11/2016) [see Nepal data in report by World Economic Forum]

Women’s health declining from hard toil (ht 10/11/2016)

Women and climate change: Gender responsive adaptive capacity in communities in rural Nepal is important, by Sushmita Lama (kp 08/11/2016)

Onward, nasty women! Although we see and recognize casual and subtle sexism around us everyday many of us hesitate to stand up and protest, by Jigyasa Sharma (rep 08/11/2016)

Muslim community stands against dowry, by Pawan Yadav (kp 07/11/2016)

NIC urges women to be aware of their rights (ht 05/11/2016), Women yet to benefit from women-friendly policies, by Tenzin Tsomo (rep 05/11/2016), Women hesitant to report cases of sexual harassment, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 05/11/2016)

Diverse experiences: It is important to understand that empowerment can take different forms for different women, by Emma Karki (kp 21/10/2016)

Economic progress: Invest in 10-year-old girls, by Giulia Vallese (ht 21/10/2016)

Love of reading increasing among local women in Kavre, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (ht 17/10/2016)

Nepal ranks 85th in opportunities for girls (kp 14/10/2016)

Filling the gap: In the absence of men it’s the women who are taking up the responsibility of rebuilding houses in rural areas, by Ishwar Rauniyar (rep 28/09/2016)

Girls no brides: Around 37 percent Nepali girls are married before they reach 18 and 10 percent before they reach 15, by David Kainee (rep 22/09/2016)

SAsia One Billion Rising campaign gets underway: aunched in 2013, One Billion Rising is a global movement calling for action to end violence against women and to protect women’s rights (kp 20/09/2016)

Working women: Women in entertainment sector need to be protected and accorded dignity (kp 02/09/2016)

Power to women: Male politicians still do not believe women to be as capable and deserving as themselves, by Bineeta Gurung (nt 02/09/2016)

In the driving seat: Apart from proportionate representation, women need to have rights to grant citizenship as men do, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 02/09/2016)

Women want dignified, exploitation-free work (kp 31/08/2016)

Breaking taboos surrounding widowhood (kp 29/08/2016)

Quake-hit girls falling into trafficking trap: According to Maiti Nepal, trafficking in the earthquake-affected districts has increased after the earthquakes (kp 02/08/2016)

Unkindest cut: The increasing frequency of artificial birth in urban Nepal disempowers women, by Laxmi Tamang (kp 31/07/2016)

Last women first: Widowed by the war, rendered homeless by the earthquakes, Nepal’s conflict widows have drawn the shortest straws and are grappling to stay afloat, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 23/07/2017)

Autumn of the patriarchy: Social justice, development and peace require Nepali women to be on equal terms with Nepali men in all fields (nt 15/07/2016)

For a better today and tomorrow: The longer we take time to invest in adolescent girls, the more Nepal will miss opportunities for growth, by Giulia Vallese (kp 10/07/2016), Call for investing in teenage girls (kp 12/07/2016)

Nepal ranked 11th in skewed child sex ratio (ht 10/07/2016)

Women still waiting to rebuild homes and lives: Women survivors of the earthquake struggle to cope with grief, loneliness and government neglect, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 24/06/2016)

The second chapter: Survivors of trafficking help one another rebuild their lives, by Tsering Dolker Gurung (nt 24/06/2016)

Widow woes: Widows are discounted in statistics, neglected by authorities and lost within the homogeneous women population, by Sumeera Shrestha (kp 23/06/2016), Some men never changeTop male politicians are trying to undo the rights given to women by the constitution, by Asmita Verma (kp 24/06/2016), Widows demand economic empowerment (ht 24/06/2016)

The reject brides of Rupandehi: Young women who fell in the snare of child marriage are being disowned by their husbands and in-laws (kp 17/06/2016)

Female migrant Nepalis taking up jobs outside domestic confines, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 05/06/2016)

Men, women and corruption: Is it women’s participation in politics that is reducing corruption or is higher corruption deterring women from entering politics?, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 05/06/2016)

Periodic blues, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 03/06/2016)

Mobilising women: Women’s centres help empower women to claim their rights and regain their footing, by Ayesha Shakya (nt 03/06/2016)

Equal but unequal: Prez Bhandari, Speaker Magar should clearly state support for women’s citizenship rights (kp 31/05/2016)

Badi women demand security, by Kamal Panthi (kp 25/05/2016)

2 rape victims disowned by families (kp 25/05/2016)

Visiting the hinterland: Sometimes, I wonder how my life would be if I was born as a girl in the Madhesi community, by Jenisha Maharjan (kp 24/05/2016)

Growing cases of early motherhood a challenge in Madhes, by Santosh Singh (rep 24/05/2016)

The girl story: Maya's story shows how to go beyond describing the tough reality, to changing it, by Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen (rep 18/05/2016)

Investing in women: The international framework on women's rights has been an important instrument on the road to gender equality, by Kirsten Geelan (rep 11/05/2016)

Child marriage, abortion cases high in Dang: Some women found to have undergone abortion up to six times in one year before reaching the age of 20, by Durgalal KC (kp 03/05/2016)

Poverty and gender: Households headed by females have a lower poverty rate than those headed by males, by Krishna Kumar Sah (kp 03/05/2016)

They are sufferers too: Women victims of sexual violence during the Maoist conflict must get due priority, by Neetu Pokharel and Som Niroula (kp 27/04/2016)

Women victimized by polygamy hesitate to go to court, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 27/04/2016)

Invisible work: With changing gender relations, unpaid care work should now be given the attention it deserves, by Anjam Singh (kp 21/04/2016)

Tough going: Women politicians find themselves caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 17/04/2016)

Youths demand safe city for women (ht 17/04/2016)

‘Needs of women often overlooked in crisis’ (ht 11/04/2016)

Too young to marry: Political leaders must move to end child marriage by considering it a national issue, by Asmita Verma (kp 10/04/2016)

Breaking taboo, widows wear red (kp 10/04/2016)

A Different Kind Of Aftershock For Nepali Girls, by Azera Parveen Rahman (kp 05/04/2016)

Women in Dang: Age no bar for education, by Devendra Basnet (rep 05/04/2016)

Gender discrimination: Kalikot villages celebrate birth of male child, by Durgalal KC (kp 31/03/2016)

Women’s day, every day: Advancing the status of women is not only the right thing to do, it is also the smart thing to do, by Alaina B. Teplitz (kp 29/03/2016)

Nepal hosts its first girl summit in Kathmandu (ht 24/03/2016), Empower women thru education: Prince Harry (ht 24/03/2016)

Girls are the future: It is time to unlock the potential of girls in Nepal and support their empowerment, by Gail Marzetti (kp 23/03/2016)

Women in the woods: Nepal has a long way to go with regard to achieving gender equality goals in forestry, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 21/03/2016)

Meet calls for empowering women at grassroots level (kp 20/03/2016)

World Women Conference kicks off (kp 14/03/2016)

Stand-up for women: Men and women should be seen as two wheels of the same cart, by Kajol Shah (kp 14/03/2016)

The other athletes: The country hardly remembers the names of its female medallists, by Arun Budhathoki (kp 13/03/2016)

Nepal to host Girl Summit (ht 11/03/2016)

Equality in true sense: Removing traditional barriers to achieving gender parity needs greater priority in Nepal (kp 08/03/2016), For the women: The mainstream women movement has a long way to go before it can claim to represent ‘all Nepali women’, by Subha Ghale (kp 08/03/2016), Nepal still needs to give women wider roles: UN; The UN suggests the upcoming local elections need to be shaped by women as both equal voters and as candidates (kp 08/03/2016)

Yes, they can: In rural Nepal girls' attendance drops during agricultural and festival seasons, they arrive at school late tired due to work burdens, by Louise C.F. Shah (rep 08/03/2016)

Land of our daughters: On the International Day of Women, we salute the millions of women across Nepal who will not have a holiday because they are too busy feeding and raising their families (nt 04/03/2016)

Our version of feminism, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 04/03/2016)

Teaching the write way: Activist challenges notion that social service is solely for women, by Michael Nishimura (nt 04/03/2016)

Taboo no more: Why is it so difficult for Nepali society to embrace female sexuality?, by Ayesha Shakya (nt 04/03/2016)

Child marriage still rampant: 50 pc women aged 20-49 years got married before they were 18 (ht 28/02/2016)

The awakening, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 26/02/2016)

More women leaders sought in politics (kp 25/02/2016), The feminist mystique: There is little recognition of the great diversity of Nepali women even in this day of identity politics, by Deepak Thapa (kp 25/02/2016), ‘New forms of violence emerging in society’ (ht 25/02/2016)

Miles to go: Nepal must bring policies to eliminate gender disparities in our workplaces, by Anta Yadav (rep 24/02/2016)

Plan to encourage menstruating girls to attend school, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 08/02/2016)

Single women left in lurch after quake, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 04/01/2016)

Women continue to fall prey to lure of foreign jobs, by Raju Adhikari (rep 02/02/2016)

Formalisation per se does not support Nepali women to expand and ensure the sustainability of their business, by Mirela Xheneti and Shova Thapa Karki (kp 27/01/2016)

Unreported Lives: One ride at a time, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 22/01/2016)

CEDAW: Govt runs six months past report submission deadline (kp 19/01/2016), Sixth shadow report to be presented to CEDAW committee (ht 19/01/2016)

Female quake victims deprived of identity cards: Manu Humagain of National Women Council says the government must reassess the number of earthquake victims (kp 18/01/2016)

Ramechhap women tilling their fields (ht 18/01/2016)

Youth and gender: Unemployment is a significant impediment to constructive participation of young people, by Samira Paudel (kp 17/01/2016)

Beyond the city: Outside the Valley are women acting under a wide spectrum of roles, yet they are not benifiting from the wildly progressive trends of the urban centres, by Lauren Peterson (kp 16/01/2016)

Suicide rate among Tarai women on rise: Report (kp 08/01/2016)

Faux feminists: Madheshi women pose no threat to national sovereignty and yet they are denied citizenship on the same pretext, by Kalpana Jha (rep 06/01/2016), Faux divisions: I was taken aback when a woman who claims to be a feminist compared the ongoing blockade to a rape, by Banita Khanal (rep 14/01/2016)

Social change through political empowerment? Nepal gets first female President and Speaker of the Parliament in 2015, by Ashok Dahal and Shreejana Shrestha (rep 31/12/2015)

Women rights groups, FNJ censure Janaki Temple incident (kp 21/12/2015)

Women power: Though Nepal’s female labour force is high in the region, it hides a grim picture (kp 18/12/2015)

Public Safety Is Every Woman’s Human Right, by Rakhi Ghosh (rn 12/12/2015)

Equality for women still a far cry in Nepali media, says GMMP report (ht 27/11/2015)

Chhaupadi practice still continues in Dailekh villages: Arjun Shahi of Rakam in the district says VDC offices banned the superstitious practice without proper preparations, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 18/11/2015)

Case for quotas: As long as gender discrimination persists in society women will continue to need reservations, by Seema Subedi (kp 18/11/2015)

Still second sex: Despite the election of a female president, Nepal needs to do a lot more to empower its women, by Mira Kafle (kp 26/11/2015)

Not by chance: Bhandari's win has to be viewed in terms of changes in Nepali social structure in the past three decades, by Pranab Kharel (rep 04/11/2015)

Self-defence training boosts Valley women’s confidence, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 02/11/2015), On guard: Self-defence classes and other efforts to curb gender violence should go in tandem (kp 03/11/2015)

Celebrating Nepal's Presidential Election: Female Power Rising, by Prem Khatry (rn 03/11/2015)

Women breaking with tradition (ht 02/11/2015)

‘Prez election a morale-booster for all women’ (ht 02/11/2015)

Single women await reconstruction relief, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 28/10/2015)

More than half the sky: Despite their hard work millions of rural women are still socially disadvantaged, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 25/10/2015)

Nepal earthquake continues to drive aftershocks through the lives of women (ht 25/10/2015)

Early marriage taking toll on youths' health, future, by Janak KC (rep 20/10/2015)

Gender-bender: Everyone should be allowed to behave the way they want to regardless of their gender, by Paridhi Acharya (kp 18/10/2015)

Women, girls not safe in open spaces: WHR (ht 17/10/2015)

The right to have rights: The new Constitution lays bare misogynistic and patriarchal psyches that usually hide behind nationalism, by Sangita Thebe Limbu (nt 16/10/2015)

WWP to support informal sector women: Cabin restaurants, massage parlours and dance bars make up the core of the entertainment industry and there are 13,000 women in the entertainment business (kp 14/10/2015)

Pride and prejudice: Is treating women as second-class citizens the only way to avert the possibility of a geopolitical crisis?, by Sophia K. Tamot (kp 14/10/2015)

Study: Many women feel unsafe at home (kp 12/10/2015)

Rage against the machine: The ‘linga’ is god and we must continue to prostrate before it. We must endlessly pray to it so that it rescues us from our wretched existence, by Zahra (kp 03/10/2015)

Law impedes progress of women: Report (kp 26/09/2015)

The unending woes of women workers, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 19/09/2015)

Still the second sex: Women are being discriminated against, raped, forced into prostitution in foreign countries—but what are we going to do about it?, by Abhinawa Devkota (kp 19/09/2015)

By the women: This year, let us celebrate Teej by making a contribution to the quake-affected women, by Mona Shrestha Adhikari (kp 13/09/2015)

A small, well-lighted place: A group of single women and widows have been attempting to procure loans to start small businesses for themselves. But because of onerous government provisions they have been stymied in their efforts, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 12/09/2015)

Double jeopardy: Upper caste people use their social, economic and political power to silence the Dalit women, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (rep 12/09/2015)

Not a Private Affair: Brides stumble upon a precarious position in the house, because she is still a new family family member and will be treated like an outsider, by Sachi Mulmi (rep 11/09/2015)

Back with babies: Women migrant workers returning penniless and with children face a double stigma at home, by Rojita Adhikari (nt 11/09/2015)

Rescue me not: Family, society and culture tell women who we are and how we need to be, and what we can and cannot do, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 11/09/2015)

Single women ‘left without access to relief: There are 498,606 single women in the country and it is estimated that around 2,000 women lost their husbands in the earthquake, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 02/09/2015)

Through the barricades: Many Nepali women migrant workers overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to make enough to start out on their own upon their return home, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 29/08/2015)

Marriage registration: Women must register in native district: Govt (kp 16/08/2015)

HIV infected and poverty ridden single women struggling hard to survive, by Barun Paneru (rep 13/08/2015)

Civil and Criminal Codes to rid Jari (kp 12/08/2015)

Post earthquake concerns: Women facing family issues (kp 09/08/2015)

The roti-beti bette noire: The Madhesi woman is arguably the most talked about individual in Nepali politics; According to men, she has the power to change Nepal’s demography all by herself, by Darshan Karki (kp 08/08/2015)

Earthquake victims: Single women left to fend for themselves, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 04/08/2015)

More Kaski women filing for divorce (ht 29/07/2015)

UNPF works for female quake victims (kp 26/07/2015)

Female refugees of Nepal’s earthquake: A new wave of outmigration of Nepali women desperate to earn cash to rebuild family homes, by Karma Gurung (nt 24/07/2015)

Women in disaster: Needs of quake affected female victims call for special attention (kp 17/07/2015)

Wrong conversation: The disaster retoric that emphasizes women's suffering takes away focus from the dynamic role women can play in rebuilding their communities, by Kristen Zipperer (rep 11/07/2015)

Fear the future: Drafters of the constitution have demonstrated myopia rather than long-term vision for gender equality, by Pramod Mishra (kp 09/07/2015)

Native aliens: The message is clear: Men own this country; Women had no place in Nepal in the past and they will have no place in Nepal in the future, by Anjali Subedi (rep 09/07/2015)

Women entering men’s work domain: Report (ht 06/07/2015)

Girl: talk period: More than 20% of girls miss school during their period finds a new study, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 03/07/2015)

Nepal’s post-quake should boost women: UN (kp 27/06/2015)

No easy way out: We cannot be ‘doing feminism’ without addressing questions of racism and heterosexism within the citizenship debate, by Kumud Rana (kp 26/06/2015)

CDC sub-panel settles citizenship issue, by Prakash Acharya (ht 17/06/2015) [The male Bahun overlords as based on their traditional Hindu thinking have decided that women will remain second or third class citizens under the new constitution, subordinate to male persons! This issue is symbolic for what can be expected from the consequences of the 16-point-agreement!!]

Single women struggling for survival in far-west region (ht 16/06/2015)

Service centre winning confidence of people (ht 16/06/2015)

Women living in tents learn to fend off sexual harassment (kp 01/06/2015)

Conspiracy of silence: It is high time we began questioning, debating, and discussing menstrual taboos more publicly, by Mona Shrestha Adhikari (kp 28/05/2015)

Demand for rehabilitation of Badi women (kp 07/04/2015)

Nepali Muslim women: Forgotten and discriminated, by Chunni Khatun (ht 03/04/2015)

Privileged freedom: Progressive families send girls abroad for education so they come back and readjust to traditional gender roles, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 27/03/2015)

Educated and unemployed: More women are pursuing education degrees, but it will be difficult to gainfully engage them in work, by Deepak Thapa (kp 26/03/2015)

Daughters as traitors: By doing away with the ‘or’ provision on citizenship, the state is seeking to institute gender bias as a national policy, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 17/03/2015)

Education And Women In Nepal, by Shree Prasad Devkota and Shiba Bagale (rn 15/03/2015)

Waiting for an epitaph: Today’s woman is freer than her mother or grandmother, but her freedom is still circumscribed, by Vishwendra Paswan and Shakun Sherchand (kp 13/03/2015)

‘Mainstream’ feminism, by Seira Tamang (kp 11/03/2015)

Time to go big: Imagine a society where women entrepreneurs export products to meet international demand, by Mona Shrestha Adhikari (kp 08/03/2015)

A woman’s lot in Nepal, by Jamie McGoldrick (ht 08/03/2015)

Three-fourths of the sky: Every day should be International Women’s Day (nt 06/03/2015)

Standing above the crowd, by Ayesha Shakya (nt 06/03/2015)

Being Nepali or becoming Nepali? Nepal has one of the most progressive laws on gay and lesbian rights, but still treats its women as second-class citizens, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 06/03/2015)

Living in fear: Women are taught to be fearful and shameful for things they have no say in, by Tsering Dolker (nt 6/03/2015)

All about the attitude: The Nepali government has already created workplace policies that should help women in the workplace; But unless the men who run organisations willingly implement them, working women will continue to be treated unfairly, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 14/02/2015)

Women facing dowry torture from in-laws (ht 13/02/2015)

A silent killer: Suicide among Nepali women aged 15-45 increased from 10 percent in 1998 to 16 percent in 2009; It is now leading cause of death among Nepali women of reproductive age, by Sabi Gurung (rep 07/02/2015)

Around 4,000 girls rescued every year (ht 03/02/2015)

Widowed early, young women come together to support each other, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 26/01/2015)

Women's Cooperatives A National Pride, by Thakur Singh Tharu (rn 23/01/2015)

Trafficking victims shunned by own family: Most of the victims said they were forced to take shelter at Maiti Nepal after their families turn their backs on them, by Mohan Budhair (kp 08/01/2015)

Businesses lift women out of poverty, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 04/01/2015)

The feminist mystique: It is important to reiterate, even after decades of global feminist activism, that feminism does not translate to a hatred of men, by Subecha Dahal (kp 04/01/2015)

Doubly alienated: Nepali women who work as domestic workers in the Middle East and return home with babies conceived through rape find it extremely difficult to reintegrate into society, by Ransubba Gurung (kp 03/01/2015)

Literacy classes working wonders on rural women (ht 01/01/2014)

Old state: Women and citizenship (rep 27/12/2014)

Disabled women face many kinds of violence (ht 10/12/2014)

Empowering the other half: All out against VAW, by Gail Marzetti (ht 10/12/2014)

The price of sacrifice: Two women politicians who devoted huge chunks of their lives for a greater cause now have to reconcile with their children, by Darshan Karki (kp 06/12/2014)

Karnali concerns: Mugu, Humla women seek govt presence in their villages, by Weena Pun (kp 04/12/2014)

Field notes: Gender stereotypes in the agriculture labour market discourage women from practicing farming, by Hritika Rana (kp 28/11/2014)

A never-ending tale: Violence-free Asia and the Pacific for women is just a mere facade, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 28/11/2014)

Half-widows of war: Hand-in-hand, wives of those disappeared in the war help each other cope with life, by Trishna Rana (nt 28/11/2014))

Prostitution flourishes right under nose of authorities, by Arjun Poudel (rep 24/11/2014), Flesh trade attracts young girls in Itahari, by Amar Khadka (rep 24/11/2014)

Citizenship by descent issued in mother’s name (ht 11/11/2014) [Nepal will only be an inclusive state when such news are not sensational but normal routine!!]

Swept along: Women were attracted to the Maoist party because of its focus on gender equality, not available to them in their former life, by Sewa Bhattarai (rep 06/11/2014)

The ignored half: How can we as a nation move forward when roughly half of our population is denied access to proper education, nutrition, health and economy, by Khusbhu Mishra (rep 05/11/2014)

The pursuit of austerity: The values of austerity shape a whole generation of women who identify themselves as Maoists, by Sewa Bhattarai (rep 31/10/2014)

Life after marriage, by Kalu Maila (rep 31/10/2014)

Menstruation myth, by Pushpa Palanchoke (rep 30/10/2014)

Nepal narrowing gender disparity (kp 29/10/2014) [See Global Gender Gap Report 2014 by World Economic Forum; Nepal country profile on pages 280-1], Pay parity still eludes Bhaktapur women workers, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/10/2014), Nepal ranks 112th in Global Gender Gap, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 29/10/2014), Narrowing the gap: Progress in closing the gender gap will require greater political participation (kp 30/10/2014)

Bajura yet to rid itself of Chhaupadi tradition: New trail built for menstruating women (ht 22/10/2014)

A lady and a witch: Efforts to shape a woman’s identity around notions of what is considered 'acceptable' normalise misogyny, by Suman Khadka (kp  21/10/2014)

Empower adolescents, end violence (ht 14/10/2014)

Talking about gender: Most men still do not recognise that gender inequality negatively affects them too, by Nerine Guinée (kp 14/10/2014)

Digital divide: Women should be equipped with digital skills to level the playing field in job market, by Ravi Kumar (rep 12/10/2014)

Diverging on Dashain: The practice of first celebrating Dashain with the husband’s family reflects existing gender inequalities, by Pramila Rai (kp 01/10/2014)

A vow to fight violence against women: Feminist leaders and women rights advocates take stage to express their solidarity to a global campaign for gender equality, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 29/09/2014)

Growing at the grassroots: The roles of local women activists in the promotion of national peace building have gone largely unrecognised, by Radha Paudel (kp 28/09/2014)

Discourse and reality: Despite the political rhetoric of women’s empowerment, the state of Nepal’s women remains bleak, by Suresh Pranjali (kp 26/09/2014)

Statute of denial: Nepal’s archaic laws put a deadline on reporting sex crimes, by Mallika Aryal (nt 26/09/2014)

Misery of Chhaupadi for new mothers (ht 24/09/2014)

Early marriage deprives girls of educational opportunities, by Mohan Shahi (kp 22/09/2014)

There is systematic exclusion in the conferral of citizenships, interview with Sapana Pradhan Malla (kp 22/09/2014)

Personal is political: When it comes to gender sensitivity, engineering schools in Nepal have a long way to go, by Heema Rai (kp 21/09/2014)

The long fight: Women have been pleading with the law makers to respect their independent identity in citizenship issues, by Avima Upreti (rep 20/09/2014)

Challenges galore: Women bring different perspective and set of traditional skills to forest management and are known to care for biodiversity, by Richa Bhattarai (kp 07/09/2014)

Defining marriage or curbing women’s rights? Activists decry a proposed clause on family law that is against SC ruling, by Weena Pun (kp 06/09/2014) [Nepal is still centuries away from accepting absolute equality of women and men against the law!]

Assuming fake identity: Women aspiring for work abroad are forced to accept forged passport by employment agents - thanks to flawed labor law, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 01/09/2014)

Women representation in civil service dismal, by Dipal Bayalkoti (kp 30/08/2014)

Menstruation practices in urban households: Tussles between older and younger generations turn urban homes into constant battlefields, by Sewa Bhattarai (rep 29/08/2014)

Half the sky: Nepal inches toward gender equality, but challenges galore in this predominantly patriarchal society, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 26/08/2014)

Expanding security: Rhetoric of making Nepal more ‘secure’ by male elites must be closely critiqued for what it means for Nepali women, by Seira Tamang (kp 14/08/2014)

The struggle within: Indigenous movements must acknowledge women’s issues, not just limited to reproduction and sexuality, by Tashi Tewa Dolpo (kp 13/08/2014)

Nepal's fertility rate: Celeb statsman makes figures come alive, by Weena Pun (kp 08/08/2014)

Relief for victimised women remains unused (kp 25/07/2014)

The status of widows: Sans human dignity, by Ambika Pandey (ht 25/07/2014)

Woman kicked out from home for dowry (ht 23/07/2014)

It’s tough being a woman in Bajura: Hard labour, backbreaking jobs only way to earn a living in the villages, by Prakash Singh (ht 20/07/2014)

Stakeholders for greater participation of women in politics (rep 16/07/2014)

A burning issue: Women’s health does not simply comprise maternity and reproductivehealth; acute respiratory infections are also an occupational hazard, by Anita Karki (kp 15/07/2014)

Bajura girls skip school for 5 days every month, by Krishna Oli (rep 02/07/2014)

Time for action: Human civilisation has done away with many ill traditions but violence against women persists in different forms, by Purna Thapa (rep 02/07/2014)

Women on the move: Gender shapes mobility and thus, constitutes an arena where female empowerment in Nepal can be discussed, by Gitta Shrestha (kp 29/06/2014)

Out of the whirlpool: How a cooperative founded and run by female sex workers helped one prostitute break the cycle of exploitation and hopelessness, and how it could help many more like her, by Weena Pun (kp 28/06/2014)

Women take to streets against child marriage, dowry, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 28/06/2014)

Domestic violence against women: Muslim women found to be more vulnerable, by Arjun Oli (rep 27/06/2014)

Dalit women campaign against dowry, child marriage in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 23/06/2014), Dalit women start campaign against dowry, by Shiva Puri (kp 02/07/2014)

Not there yet: Our social structure gives a man unquestioned probity whilethe moral integrity of a woman is constantly interrogated, by Barsha Paudel (kp 22/06/2014)

Biased gender views rife among adolescents (kp 21/06/2014)

Selective abortions on rise in far-west districts: Education and awareness in these areas a must to check slaughter of unborn daughters, by Prakash Singh (ht 20/06/2014)

Widow remarriage remains a taboo: Young women lose their hubbies to armed conflict and happiness to social norms, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 08/06/2014)

Women workers are doubly vulnerable, by Rojita Adhikari (nt 06/06/2014)

Women returnees from jobs abroad face social ostracism (ht 06/06/2014)

Single and Suffering, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 06/06/2014)

Menstruating teachers not allowed in Bajhang schools, by Jagat Khadka (rep 31/05/2014)

Anti-chhaupadi girls say their campaign bearing fruit (ht 30/05/2014)

Ghettoed in the name of deities: Women in Western Nepal still subject to inhumane Chhaupadi practices, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 21/05/2014)

Inheritance of hope: The law guarantees equal rights to women but discriminations against them persist, by Swechha Ghimire (rep 19/05/2014)

Plight of single women in Bajura, by Krishna Oli (rep 17/04/2014)

Bodily rights, by Roshani Dhamala (rep 16/05/2014)

More equal than others: Ensuring equal property rights for women, before and after marriage, could go some way towards eliminating the dowry practice, by Seema Pandey (kp 09/05/2014)

From the margins: It is going to be a long way before society stops blaming women for everything that goes wrong in their lives, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 04/05/2014)

Women holding up half the sky, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 03/05/2014)

Women power: It is time to move beyond tokenism and internalise the need to empower women, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 29/04/2014)

No citizenship through mother: DPM Gautam (rep 24/04/2014) [Male Bahun UML leaders are obviously showing their true face! This man is absolutely diqualified for the process towards an inclusive Nepal and should be dismissed immediately!!], Bamdev's misogyny: Home minister seems to believe a woman is not a complete individual or citizen in herself and that she is always subordinate to a man, by Anjali Subedi (rep 01/05/2014) [He really believes in this! This is typical male Thagadhari thinking that should have no place in a new Nepal! There is no chance for a better Nepal with ministers like Bam Dev Gautam!!]]

Saarc, UN Women sign pact on gender equality in South Asia (kp 16/04/2014)

Songs for change: Through increased participation in music, women are challeging deep-seated patriarchal norms in society, by Prabin Shrestha (kp 13/04/2014)

Maids or daughters? You call the conjugal relationship as two wheels of the same cart but how can the cart move when you make one wheel weak and fragile?, by Munna Dahal (rep 12/04/2014)

Nepal’s mobile widows: Owning a phone empowers single mothers, helps them become independent, and earn respect, by Juanita Malagon (nt 11/04/2014)

What holds them back?, by Sewa Bhattarai (rep 28/03/2014)

Plight of the poor: Domestic servants, by Bindesh Dahal (rep 26/03/2014)

Women launch anti-Chhaupadi campaign in West Surkhet (nn 22/03/2014)

Women’s Cause: A Call For Autonomous Efforts, by Avinash Mishra (rn 21/03/2014)

Strategising women’s rights: The role of women in political parties must be a key concern for the women's movement, by Seira Tamang (kp 19/03/2014)

Dhaka weaving helps women to stand on own feet, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 18/03/2014)

Treat them right: A radical change in social perceptions is essential for women's true liberation; educated men should practice what they preach to end sexism, by Keshar M. Ghimire (rep 15/03/2014)

Mostly women are victimized in inter-caste marriage, by Khema Basnet (rep 14/03/2014)

Woman takes up mason’s job, by Durga Lal KC (kp 11/03/2014)

Common cause: There is a need to broaden the understanding of the women’s movement in Nepal, beyond the activism led by NGOs, by Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 11/03/2014)

Muslim girl deprived of higher education, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 10/03/2014)

Artistes rock to rock patriarchy, by Weena Pun (kp 09/03/2014), Govt to uplift women’s status, says PM Koirala (kp 09/03/2014) [Yes, by disregarding them! Look at your own government! Look at your own party!!], Women unsafe at their own homes: INSEC (rep 09/03/2014), 3,000 VAW cases in 2013 (kp 09/03/2014), Dhading Police establishes women cells in all VDCs, by Sudip Kaini (kp 09/03/2014)

Female land owners up threefold in decade: In rural and Himalayan regions, the discounts are 30 percent and 40 percent respectively (kp 08/03/2014)

Women's Rights: Continuing Fight, by Nikki Sharma (sp 07/03/2014)

Equal property rights: On paper a woman is eligible to equal share of property; but is it really equal?, by Nitya Pandey (rep 07/03/2014), Macho nationalism: A Nepali man can marry anyone and his child will be Nepali, but if a Nepali woman marries a foreigner her child can be denied citizenship, by Mallika Aryal (nt 07/03/2014), Not just half the sky: Let’s not ‘celebrate’ International Women’s Day on Saturday. Let’s mark it as a day of mourning (nt 07/03/2014)

The inexorable march: Why Nepal is becoming a more equal society, by Biswas Baral (rep 07/03/2014)

Int’l Women’s Day: Discrimination against women still persists (nn 06/03/2014)

Kailali women becoming self-reliant (ht 06/03/2014)

Falling out: Uterine prolapse is not just about health; it is a women’s rights issue (kp 24/02/2014)

Eyes of the world: International attention can often support the efforts of local activists, by Aruna Uprety (kp 23/02/2014), Better tomorrow: Discrimination against women is a result of their low socio-economic status, by Pratima Bhattarai (kp 23/02/2014)

Sex workers denounce raids, call on govt to regulate the sector, by Anjali Subedi (rep 01/02/2014)

High male migration: Females left to fend for themselves, by Pragati Shahi (kp 25/01/2014), Villages without men, by Barun Paneru (rep 25/01/2014), Males’ absence changes women’s role, by Shiva Sharma and Purna BK (kp 17/01/2014)

Of misogynists and bed-warmers: Female quotas in the CA should be for feminist women leaders who use political positions to help women’s causes, by Suman Khadka (kp 21/01/2014)

Undeterred‚ determined, by Sangita Shrestha (ht 05/01/2014) (on Charimaya Tamang)

Nepali women's protracted battle for equality rages on, by Anjali Subedi (rep 01/01/2014)

A suitable groom: Women should choose men who not only believe in equality but also practise it, by Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 27/12/2013)

Laws on inheritance: Women still fighting for equal rights, by Weena Pun (kp 26/12/2013)

Where helping women is against men’s ‘prestige’, by Mohan Shahi (rep 21/12/2013)

Durgamandu declared free of Chhaupadi, by Mohan Shahi (kp 23/12/2013)

The present status of Nepali women, by Ashmita Bhattarai (rep 21/12/2013)

Nepali women can reclaim their voice through financial independence, by Catherine Nixon (devex 21/12/2013)

Campaign against Chhaupadi in Kailali village, by Padam Sapkota (ht 14/12/2013)

Catering for widows' empowerment, by Alana Rosenbaum (rep 13/12/2013)

Rowa to be first Chhaupadi-free VDC in Mugu, by Suman Malla (rep 10/12/2013)

Ruby in the rough: A young woman in Nepalganj strives to be a strong role model for others to help them fight the right fight, by Mallika Aryal (nt 06/12/2013)

Woman fights against forced divorce, by Shiva Prasad Uprety (ht 01/12/2013)

Token representation: Within a patriarchal context, women end up playing political roles on male terms, by Lhamo Yangchen Sherpa (kp 08/11/2013)

Cultural violence: When they are the most in need of nutricious food, care and  hygiene, women are compelled to live like animals, by Ankita K.C. (rep 30/10/2013)

Forced marriage still in practice in Bajura villages, by Arjun Shah (kp 27/10/2013)

Nepal ranked 121st in global gender gap report (kp 26/10/2013)

Let’s talk about girls: Nepal has laws that prohibit child marriages, but not the enforcement mechanisms, by Aleksandra Percynska (nt 11/10/2013)

Spot of bother: Menstruation taboos (rep 09/10/2013)

Girls at Bajura school skip class during menstruation, by Krishna Oli (rep 07/10/2013)

The other side of motherhood, by Cilla Khatry (rep 04/10/2013)

Smithy raises seven Dalit women’s economic status, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 30/09/2013)

Dalit women faced with twofold violence, by Laxman Darnal (rep 27/09/2013)

Vicious voodoo: Accusations of witchcraft and the ensuing effects are some of the worst forms of violence against women, by Manisha Subedi (kp 22/09/2013)

Rebellion or hollow victory? That the Maoists lifted the banda on durr day was a symbolic victory; women now need to look for bigger fish to fry, by Suman Khadka (kp 15/09/2013)

Unmet goal: Nepal is unlikely to empower women and achieve gender equality by 2015 (kp 13/09/2013)

Breaking Silence: WaterAid Nepal organized a program bringing various stakeholders to help people break the silence on menstrual hygiene (sp 07/09/2013)

Women rights activists fail to capitalise on Teej, by Weena Pun (kp 06/09/2013)

An apologizing ceremony: Is menstruation a sin?, by Nitya Pandey (rep 06/09/2013)

On putting mind over matter: I believe awareness is the key in this matter; Women should be made conscious regarding their rights to vote and choose their own leaders and representatives, interview with Sarita Giri (rep 06/09/2013)

43 per cent Nepali females illiterate: UN (ht 04/09/2013)

Hard bargain: Circumstances cause women to migrate for money, leaving behind things far more important than money can ever buy, by Shristi Joshi (rep 04/09/2013)

The silent half: Girls have less social interaction than boays; reflecting on dialogues are instrumental to our understanding of reality, by Ashok Raj Khati (rep 03/09/2013)

One thing at a time: Efforts to improve the lives of Badi women and their children must target specific needs, by Sony K.C. (kp 25/08/2013)

Race and prostitution: A nuanced analysis that goes beyond associating sex work with naïve female victims and poverty is missing, by Kumud Rana (kp 20/08/2013)

Spoils of war: The Maoist insurgency, more than any exogenously driven campaign or development intervention, helped empower women socially and economically, by Ranjita Sapkota (kp 13/09/2013)

Stifled rights: Sex-selective Abortion, by Adity Karki (rep 31/07/2013)

Badi women: is there a life beyond prostitution?, by Bibbi Abruzzini (sp 26/07/2013)

Every young girl has the right to fulfill her human potential, by Giulia Vallese (sp 26/07/2013)

A few good women: Lack of female officers at police stations seriously affects women’s access to justice, especially for Madhesis, by Bhabes Kumar Labh (kp 26/07/2013)

Women at arms: Instead of feminising the traditionally male Army, women are indoctrinated to behave like men, challenging the very notion of femininity, by Indra Adhikari (kp 19/07/2013)

Bewitched: The witchcraft system denounces a human being, generally a weak person, who cannot defend oneself, by Gérard Toffin (kp 16/07/2013)

No country for young girls: The custom of child marriage in Nepal, by Om Astha Rai (rep 12/07/2013)

Rise above: Despite worldwide movements for equal rights and representation, Nepali women remain disadvantaged, whether in politics, education, legal rights or economic status, by Rama Bashyal (kp 07/07/2013)

Economic empowerment key to end violence against Dalit women (rep 05/07/2013)

Number of girl dropouts in Kanchanpur schools increases due to early marriage (nn 01/07/2013)

UN Women calls for broad gender mainstreaming (ht 29/06/2013)

At risk, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 29/06/2013)

Call to utilise single women’s fundproperly (ht 29/06/2013)

The lives of women, by Sadia Khatri (kp 16/06/2013)

From blind to balanced: Current climate change policies are regressive in terms of gender inclusiveness and will perpetuate existing inequalities, by Basundhara Bhattarai (kp 04/06/2013)

Half the sky: Effective interventions must engage men to address social norms that legitimise male power, control and the use of violence, by Sambriddhi Kharel (kp 31/05/2013)

Muslim women seek their rights, by Rakesh Chaudhary (rep 31/05/2013)

Chepang women lack health awareness: Health workers (kp 28/05/2013)

Who does the dishes? We need to recognise and break the cycle of gendered division of labour within our homes, by Kumud Rana (kp 26/05/2013)

In the driving seat: Women affirmed their agency at the Rato Machhindranath jatra (kp 24/05/2013)

Midlife education: Women beating illiteracy, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 17/05/2013)

Life of a housewife cop, by Nitya Pandey (rep 17/05/2013)

Silent sufferings, by Bibek Bhandari (rep 17/05/2013)

Mother's citizenship still not being accepted (ht 06/05/2013), Mind the gap: Citizenship through mothers, by Avima Upreti (rep 06/05/2013)

`Social ills impel women migration' (ht 03/05/2013)

All the single ladies: The time is ripe to mobilise single women for peacebuilding, by Lily Thapa (kp 30/04/2013)

Women in media: ‘Few employed, few quoted’ (kp 26/04/2013)

Bhojpur women more vulnerable to disease than men because of work over-load (nn 17/04/2013)

Subtle ploys: Domination of women, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (rep 16/04/2013)

Not just wives and daughters: Feminist leaders who serve in our name should remember that a political position is not an end but a means to actually do something for us, by Suman Khadka (kp 14/04/2013)

Radha Paudel: A Changemaker, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 12/04/2013)

More than quotas: More than quotas, by Barsha Paudel (rep 11/04/2013)

The female factor: Women's equality in different sectors still a far cry, by Punya Poudel (rep 05/04/2013)

A tale of two female ‘drivers’, by Krishna Dangi (kp 30/03/2013)

Things are changing: It may take a few more years to end the chou goth system in far west Nepal, but it will happen, by Aruna Uprety (kp 17/03/2013)

The missing link: Gender equality, by Binod Sijapati (rep 17/03/2013)

Moulding beauty: At 26, Mina is single and independent, a characteristic one will find in a number of women her age in Nepal today, D.J. Clark and Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 16/03/2013)

Feminine strength: Empowering Nepali women, by Suraj Thapa (rep 13/03/2013)

Women awarded for their roles (kp 09/03/2013)

Dowry: A noose around her neck?, by Sangita Shrestha (ht 09/03/2013)

Miles to go, by Yang Hao (rep 09/03/2013)

A promise is a promise: A look back at the progress made in women’s rights over the years and towards the challenges the future holds, by Prativa Subedi (kp 09/03/2013)

Problems ‘galore’ for Muslim women, by Janak Nepal (kp 09/03/2013)

Unsung heroes: The single mothers, by Cilla Khatry (rep 08/03/2013)

Nepal’s gender apartheid: The real day for women is still a long way away in Nepal, by Deepti Gurung (nt 08/03/2013)

Empowering women to become change makers, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 08/03/2013)

Despite odds Women doing good in journalism, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 05/03/2013)

Nepal capable of combating discrimination, by Arjun Kumar Khadka (kp 05/03/2013)

Lack of awareness, impunity hurdles to women's rights, by Chitra Lekha Yadav (kp 05/03/2013)

Chhaupadi still taking root in Dailekh VDCs, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 03/03/2013)

Opportunities and challenges: Women in workforce, by Mukesh Khanal (rep 03/03/2013)

Girl power: Opportunities for women (rep 27/02/2013)

Scooty, tempo, sapana: Three events that led to a better understanding of feminism, by Sanjay Sharma (kp 20/02/2013)

Freedom to love: It's time to scrap the age-old tradition of girls waiting for boys to say the magic words, by Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 14/02/2013)

‘19 percent women practise Chhaupadi’ (kp 10/02/2013)

Conditioning violence: The current state of rising impunity against women should be turned into an opportunity to educate our sons and daughters on the value of equality, justice and respectful coexistence, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 10/02/2013)

The women in blue, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 09/02/2013)

Women in our sentences, by Smriti Jaiswal Ravindra (kp 09/02/2013)

Bringing widow's rights to the forefront, interview with Lily Thapa (rep 08/02/2013), Single women: Light On Their Plight: A two-day international conference on single (widowed) women highlighted their plight (sp 08/02/2013)

Gender based violence: Occupy Baluwatar highlights the issue, by Cilla Khatry (rep 08/02/2013), Occupy Baluwatar: A dawn of hope but a cry in the wilderness, by Namrata Sharma (rep 08/02/2013)

Economic empowerment a must for widows: Despite supportive religious and state laws,grip of patriarchy hindering progress of ‘single women’in South Asia region, by Kokila K.C. (ht 05/02/2013)

Fighting spirits: A mother-daughter duo epitomizes the strength and caliber of Sherpa women, by Richa Bhattarai (rep 01/02/2013)

Misplaced priorities, by Cilla Khatry (rep 01/02/2013), Parenthood planning for mother-child wellbeing, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 01/02/2013)

Early marriage force Muslim, Madhesi girls to drop out from school (nn 31/01/2013)

Gender discrimination: Unequal rights, by Raja Ram Dhungana (rep 28/01/2013)

Proportional powers: Proportional inclusion of women in power structures is the best measure to combat crimes against women, by Bipin Shah (kp 22/01/2013)

Women and girls: The visible force for disaster-resilience, by Ratindra Khatri (ht 21/01/2013)

Touching on untouchable: When criticising our religious practices, we end up criticising elders who inform us of them rather than the scriptures that propose them, by Astha Sharma Pokharel (rep 21/01/2013)

A window for change: Women in Nepal encounter threats to personal security throughout their lives, and society and the state have so far been of little help in ensuring them protection against these, by Arzu Rana Deuba (kp 12/01/2013), Barbarity of the mind: What must hurt more than the bodily harm one sustains in cases of sexual abuse, is what it does to the mind, to one’s perception of the world, by Manisha Neupane (kp 12/01/2013), Creatures of conditioning: The prevalence of rape and other forms of gender based violence are a reflection of the inadequacies and ineffectiveness of our social structures and institutions, by Pratyush Nath Upreti (kp 12/01/2013), Giving a movement momentum, by Shreya Thapa (kp 12/01/2013), Precious: If one is introduced to the rigours of patriarchy at marriage, the real row with it begins when one gives birth to a baby girl, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 12/01/2013), The trigger? The lack of strict legal measures doesn’t help, but it’s the kind of minds and consciences that enable these grotesque crimes against women that is the problem, by Amrit Bhandari (kp 12/01/2013)

Far from matriarchy, by Namrata Sharma (rep 11/01/2013)

Women are left to their own devices, by Pratima Pariyar (rep 11/01/2013)

Changing Deep-rooted Culture of Violence against Women, by Raj Maharjan (nn 10/01/2013)

Study seeks end to dowry custom (ht 06/01/2016)

Shamed into silence, by Amrit Bhandari (kp 05/01/2013)

The halfway point, by Ayush Joshi (kp 29/12/2012)

Gender-bender: It is time to imagine women in the driver’s seat—literally, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 23/12/2012)

Mid-level crisis: Even the most well-qualified and skilled women are having a hard time breaking the glass ceiling, by Puja Tandon (nt 14/12/2012)

Women on the move: Female migrant workers are helping to improve the living standard of their families, by Renu Rajbhandari and Namita Nepal (kp 13/12/2012)

Beyond the pale: Badi girl children, by Pushpa Palanchoke (rep 11/12/2012)

Girls Endure Abuse as Domestic Workers, Seek Education in Nepal, by Usha K.C. (rep 07/12/2012)

Still a long way to women empowerment, by Pragati Shahi (kp 04/12/2012)

Plan to empower rural women (kp 30/11/2012)

Women rights defenders themselves at risk (ht 30/11/2012)

Women human rights defenders day: Chhaupadi thrives as women suffer, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 29/11/2012)

Maid in Arabia: The age ban on women migrants is not only hurting women but also Nepal’s GDP, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 27/11/2012)

Girl power(less)? Gender bias at work, by Sumesh Shiwakoty (rep 27/11/2012)

Isolation Rituals at First Menstruation Draw Scrutiny in Nepal, by Kamala Gautam (rep 23/11/2012)

Lift the ban: The restriction on women seeking foreign employment is not working (kp 21/11/2012)

Women’s migration booms despite age bar: About 6,184 Nepali women migrants joined foreign jobs in first three months of current fiscal (ht 19/11/2012)

23 percent underage girls in wedlock (kp 18/11/2012), Early marriage affecting girl's education, health (nn 18/11/2012)

Ransom fails to free abducted youth, by Janak Nepal (kp 04/11/2012)

Bypassing tradition, single women receive tika (ht 30/10/2012)

Battered and bruised: Historical development of laws concerning domestic violence against women in Nepal, by Sushma Adhikari Ojha (kp 21/10/2012)

Returnee women want to be their own masters, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 19/10/2012)

Hell's angels, by Hari Krishna Nibanupudi (rep 13/10/2012)

Beset with health problems, young mothers rue the day (kp 12/10/2012), Initiative to prioritise quality education for girls: ‘Because I am a girl campaign’ aims to tackle child marriages, violence (ht 12/10/2012)

Menstruating women still barred from using village taps, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 11/10/2012)

Women make history, pull Kumari chariot (kp 04/10/2012), And so it goes…, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 06/10/2012)

‘Let’s break the silence on menstrual hygiene’ (ht 27/09/2012)

True empowerment: Women's emancipation, by Govinda Narayan (rep 27/09/2012)

Purification rituals come under fire: Women’s rights activists say the rites discriminate against women (ht 21/09/2012)

Women’s presence in judiciary still dismal, by Pranab Kharel (kp 18/09/2012), Inclusion in security forces: Much is yet to be desired, by Phanindra Dahal (kp 18/09/2012), Parties fail to translate words into deeds, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/09/2012)

Banned from independence: Imposing a restriction for women to work in gulf countries is counterproductive for the women’s rights movement and national economy, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 09/09/2012)

No time for school: Despite the progress in female literacy, young girls in the Tarai are taken out of their classrooms and forced into early marriage (nt 31/08/2012)

Woman gives birth to 7th child to nurture only son, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 31/08/2012)

Living in hell: A prostitute's social stigma, by Alka Gurung (rep 14/08/2012)

The neglected voice: Women displacement in Nepal, by Suresh Pranjali (rep 11/08/2012)

Promises to keep: Plight of women migrants (rep 01/08/2012)

Invisible workforce: Women’s work has gone unnoticed for decades, but affirmative action could help improve gender equality, by Suman Kumar Regmi (kp 31/07/2012)

The worth of my uterus, by Shreya Thapa (kp m21/07/2012)

Dowry system: Archaic and a scourge, by Ram Dayal Rakesh (ht 18/07/2012)

Growing 'entertainment' industry traps Nepali girls, by Naresh Newar (rep 17/07/2012)

Women still unprepared to claim share in parental property, by Anjali Subedi (rep 16/07/2012)

Women lead single lives in Humla, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya (kp 13/07/2012)

Women role models for peace: Their life stories, by Ujjwala Maharjan (rep 13/07/2012)

Married at 13, mother at 14, by Kamal Thapa (rep 30/06/2012)

Humanism, Feminism and Human Rights of 'Prostitutes', by Alka Gurung (nn 23/06/2012)

Govt provision encourages rural women: Brings a positive change in people’s attitude towards women owning property, by Samik Kharel (kp 18/06/2012)

Night entertainment industry in bad light: Most of 13,000 girls, women workers face sexual exploitation: ILO (ht 14/06/2012)

Stateless in new Nepal: Inclusion without citizenship is impossible, by George Varughese and Pema Adams (nt 08/06/2012), Mother country: Only the Taliban treats women worse (nt 08/06/2012), "Even slaves are treated better", by Sushila Budathoki and Mina Sharma (nt 08/06/2012)

Women’s long struggle yielding results, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 05/06/2012), From voiceless to vocal: Women in Syangja have come a long way in promoting gender mainstreaming and social inclusion, by Santosh Chhetri (kp 05/06/2012), A ray of hope: A constitution for the women, by Naresh Newar (rep 06/06/2012)

City data show alarming presence of minors in the ‘oldest profession’ (kp 04/06/2012)

Skill-based training attracts women, by Purna BK (kp 21/05/2012)

Govt to feminise agriculture: Will help curb male worker shortage (ht 29/05/2012)

Most women in mid, far west happy with life: Report (rep 05/05/2012), 16 pc women get married at 15: Nepal MICS (ht 05/05/2012)

Gender balance: Equal rights for women, by Bijan Pant (rep 02/05/2012)

Whose by-line is it any way?, by Bidushi Dhungel (kp 28/04/2012)

Female pilots challenge aviation, social customs in Nepal, by Shilu Manandhar (rep 27/04/2012)

Women’s access to bank credit ‘very low’ (kp 24/04/2012)

Chhaupadi custom on the wane in Dailekh, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 23/04/2012)

Paper promises: Nepali women’s political and civil rights continue to be limited only to pacts and promises, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 22/04/2012)

Identity crisis, by Nitya Pandey (rep 21/04/2012)

That time of  the month: Old traditions that banish women to outhouses during their periods die hard in mid-western Nepal despite literacy and affluence, by Rubeena D. Shrestha (nt 13/04/2012)

You don’t own me: In terms of treatment meted out to girls and women in Nepal, we still live in the medieval ages, by Arzu Rana Deuba (kp 12/04/2012)

Early marriage bedevils Chepang women, by Chandni Hamal (rep 07/04/2012)

Woman thrown out of home, by Khilanath Dhakal (rep 04/04/2012)

No matter the sex: We live in a society that subjugates the feminine and only lets it gain legitimacy through association with the masculine, by Sunil Babu Pant (kp 03/04/2012)

Desperate deaths: Curbing suicide among women requires changed mindsets (kp 30/03/2012)

WOREC paints bleak picture of women’s rights: Says city women prone to abuse on witchery charges (ht 25/03/2012)

Womanpower: Migration should be a choice, not a compulsion, by Rubeena Mahato (nt 23/03/2012)

Women and War in Nepal (rep 09/03/2012)

Women share success stories on their day (kp 09/03/2012)

Empowering women: Unlearning old ways, inspiring futures for young women, by Suman Bisht (rep 08/03/2012)

Condition of Nepali women remains bleak, say reports (kp 06/03/2012)

Misshapen realities, by Anup Ojha (rep 03/03/2012)

Female Lawyers Protest Discrimination in Nepali Legal Sector, by Lochana Sharma (rep 02/03/2012)

'Women Are Backward Due To Unequal Treatments in all Sectors', interview with Balananda Paudel (sp 02/03/2012)

“Investment On Girls Is Not As Effective As On Boys”, ibnterview with Sharu Joshi Shrestha (sp 02/03/2012)

“Climate change and gender is very much interlinked”, interview with Meena Khanal (sp 02/03/2012)

A day in the life: Women academics have to be adept at balancing personal and professional lives, by Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 10/02/2012)

Woman dies in Chhaupadi shed, by Bed Prakash Timilsina (kp 06/02/2012)

Rural women taking Nepal forward, by Shreya Thapa (kp 04/02/2012)

Woman dies in chhaupadi, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (rep 18/01/2012), Woman dies in Chhaupadi shed, by Bed Prakash Timilsina (kp 18/01/2012)

Polygamy cases on the rise: Women aged 25-35 years victims, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 12/01/2012)

Nepal's first female mahout leads elephant safaris (rep 11/01/2012)

Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW)

Women's Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC)

Global Gender Gap Report 2016 - Nepal data, by World Economic Forum, Geneva, October 2016

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