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VOF Week 4: (The Approach of Making Change through Pulse Wire)

Educated women already have voice to raise but what about underprivileged women? They are dumb even they have voice to speak because they are unaware about their rights. They don’t know the place to raise their voice. They don’t have anyone to support and encourage them. They don’t know about the real world.

As an individual, I do have a vision to bring equality and change in people’s lives in my community. In Nepal, urban women have accessibility for education, employment and opportunities but women in rural area are confined only in a kitchen and care their families. They don't have courage to raise their voice when they are ignored by the rest of their family. Therefore, to remove discrimination and bring equality in a patriarchy country like Nepal is not easy, but I am preparing myself to fight against every challenge that I will face in the future.

I will start from my home gradually to my community, Country and the world. I want to see women to be respected and treated equally in every sector and have power in decision making. Finally they will be independent and have equal social status. I will encourage them to spend their valuable time in effective way rather than gossiping. One effective way is to articulate the importance of making and joining groups such as women’s saving club, youth club and working together, so they will be self aware of their rights. They will be expressing their problems and finding solution by themselves.

Being a diplomat of world pulse, I want to help the underprivileged women to raise their voice to bring equality and change in their lives. It is not just raising a voice but also raising unheard voices which have been dominating since ancient period. The underprivileged women are facing many challenges. As a citizen, it’s my responsibility to let other people know about them. One possible way to release their silent scream is to collect their stories and publish. I will try my best to bring equality because I know the miserable conditions of women in my community through my experiences. I will not let any voice to go down in front of my eyes.

World pulse will offer me unlimited chances to solve gender equality and bring peace in my country. As a correspondence of world pulse, I can contact and communicate with many enlightened people and request them to launch women’s development project. I will play an active role as a volunteer in those projects in order to bring equality in my community. I am ready to do it because it is difficult to bring equality without economical support. World pulse will help to fulfill my vision because people’s view as correspondence will be different. For an instance, if I go to any women rights organizations with a case related to abuse of women rights, they will take the case seriously because of only I am a correspondent of the World pulse. I want every voice to hear, but it happened everywhere in Nepal. If any organizations neglect and ignore women because of their sex, I will raise my voice against them in world pulse and in national newspaper.

World pulse is an international online magazine, people from all around the world read it curiously to know about the updated news of women around the world. As a correspondence of world pulse, my articles will publish in international online magazine. The world will know about the hardship of women in my community that will have two main advantages. Firstly, the government will be forced to take actions about the situation. Secondly, some international organizations will be interested to launch “women development program” by hearing the miserable conditions of women in the country. My experience, as an international correspondence, will help me to find innovative solutions for my community. I will write about the existing challenges of women of my community in the pulse wire and the members with the same interest will leave comments as their opinion and I will decide the appropriate one and try to implement it.

Finally I will be able to say proudly “I am a correspondent of international online magazine, World Pulse.”

Comments

Maria de Chirikof's picture

gender equality

I think a lot of what happens when a person from a village type environment goes to a college they suddenly feel as if where they came from is somehow bad or less then it really is. I love reading of ones who seriously plan to bring back what they learned to their community.

I think finding the balance between the feel of a close and small community and changing what needs to be changed will be hard since I think people will be worried you want them to totally change their beliefs. But it sounds like you are up for the challenge and I hope you achieve all of your dreams and become a correspondent since it is ones like you there were thinking of when they created this program I am thinking!

love,

Maria

sunita.basnet's picture

I too think so

Dear Maria,
I am also from a remote village where superstition and social stigma are common. It's challengeable to remove all those belief once a time. If we tried to do so no one will hear and follow us. We need to change people thought step by step. I will aware people and gradually people be change their thought by own self.
It's what I think from my childhood.

Tomorrow is Bangla New Year.

Happy New Year friend.

Hope we all will achieved our vision.
Thanks for your comments.
With Love and regards
Sunita

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

Maria de Chirikof's picture

big city girl

I am actually from the biggest city in Alaska, but still very small compared to other major cities in other states. It still has the feel of a small-ish town which is nice but there is soooooooooo much crime now that it is not funny! I think all the crazies moved up here or something...

I was commenting from the village natives who come here and some really hate it since the feeling is very different then from their homes or they begin to feel that their home village is nothing when they get caught in the false flash of city life.

Happy Bangla New Year!

Maria

Hi Maria,
I understand you. When villagers got the opportunities in the town, some of them forget their birth place and said "I hate village life". I believe they do not have any feeling to villagers who are struggling to survive but are unable to eat three times full stomach in a day. Of course it might happen as you said “they get caught in the false flash of city life.” But those people will realize one day the importance of village life, we will prove that by bringing the positive change in our village. Maria it will not apply to everyone because there are some people like us who really want to develop remote area as a better place to live.

With Love and regards
Sunita

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

sunita.basnet's picture

We need to think

It hurts me when I hear a villager who went to a city for any purpses forget his/her birth place and said "I hate Village." But we need to think why he/she said so. there might be several reasons behind this for an instance, how was his/her life in village? How did people treat him/her? Was he/she had a good impact in the village? it's not only because town has modern life.

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

Kimberly's picture

Channeling that energy!

Sunita,

Reading your post, it felt like you had the energy at hand to go out and 'walk the talk.' Reading as you listed off your goals was inspiring . Anytime someone can rise up to listen and to speak up for those who do not have access to their voices - this is how change happens.

-Kimberly

Dear Kimberly,
Thank you so much for your comment so that I got chance to visit your profile. I would love to read more about you, please post some journals. Thanks for your inspiring words. Hope so but it is challenging to bring change in developing countries where people are uneducated and victims of povery.
Thank you for spending valuable time reading my journal.
With Love and regards
Sunita

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

pearld's picture

Strong voice to be heard

Dear Sunita,

Your story is very powerful. Thank you for sharing this with us and keep your voice strong. You can bring so much change where you are by sharing with others. You have the motivation to create change and I wish you so much luck with it. Reach out to other people who might be able to help as well.

Kindest regards,
Theresa

sunita.basnet's picture

Thanks for your inspiringwords

Dear Pearld,
Thank you for your inspiring words, every powerful words encourage me to write something in world pulse. It motivate me to do something in my country. Let's see how far I can achieved by goal. Once again thank you so much for your inspiration.
With love and regards
Sunita Basnet

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

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