Int'l Women's Day: Inspiring change in gender equality
It is well known that clubbing all women in one category ‘women’ is not fair. Such practice in research tends to use the ‘one size fits all’ approach in policies and programmes that seek to empower women, resulting in sometimes further exacerbating, let alone reducing inequality.
Mona Shrestha Adhikari
Why you should write
It was to escape from the humdrum of daily existence and mediocrity of the world around me that I started writing. I could well have chosen one of the many fields like music, theater, sports, politics and so on, but probably I was more unfit in any of those fields than in writing.
Suicide from a seven-storey building
The boy's suicide is not the first of such cases; he's just an addition to the list of numerous students increasingly resorting to such desperate acts these days. Who is to blame? Individuals, parents, society or the ongoing political mess? Seriously, I don't understand what is wrong with teenagers these days. Although I am a teenager, I am not blinded by my own ambition and I am not going to kill myself.
As women suffer in silence
Mangali Maya Manandhar was 16 years old when her world turned upside down. Married off at the age of 15, she went into labor one year later. But something was not right. Her baby did not survive because it was obstructed inside the birth canal for a long time. There was no skilled birth attendant to help her.