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"Vulnerability of Nepalese women"

"I eloped with a man from the low caste as my parents did not approve my marriage with him. We moved to Kathmandu and settled here. … Read More»

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My Community: Wealth of Gender Discrimination

Nepal was ruled by Rana’s dictator from 1903 B.S where Nepalese weren’t allowed to go to schools, to be in the decision making level, and to raise their voices. … Read More»

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Putting Women in their Place! (VOF 1)

She is not your typical idea of a feminist, at least she certainly wasn’t mine. … Read More»

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VOF Month 1 (The Angel of Mercy)

A thousand things play in my head as I wait for Ms Anuradha Koirala to come to her office. “She does not talk much to journalists.” I remember one of my friends telling me. … Read More»

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KASHMIR'S MOTHER OF DISAPPEARED

As night falls Parveena grows restless. She is missing her son. She thinks of the clothes (a shirt and a pant) last worn by her son nestled between her clothes in the cupboard. … Read More»

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Women in Fata find a voice - Huma Yusuf (Dawn)

PESHAWAR: In a small recording studio in Peshawar, Asma rushes around with a minidisc recorder. She has to finish editing a news bulletin and make it back to her home in Nowshera before it gets dark. … Read More»

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Reducing the Sorrow to Bring Smile

Nasreen Baqui (Shipu), a woman in her 40’s, is working for a noble cause. … Read More»

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Upcoming conference: South Asia Regional Trafficking Conference

Please find details below about a regional conference on human trafficking being held in New Delhi, India, from October 10-11, 2007. Is anyone attending this conference? … Read More»

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