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Pandemic makes life tougher for children with autism and Down syndrome

Kathmandu, Sept. 9 -- For as long as Biraj Shrestha can remember, he has been attending a day-care centre run by Autism Care Nepal Society, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to helping individ... Read More


Period poverty in the time of a pandemic

Kathmandu, Sept. 2 -- On the day the government announced the nationwide lockdown in March, Sneha was on the first day of her period. Fearing she would have no access to sanitary napkins during the lo... Read More


Gender inequality in education has widened during pandemic

Kathmandu, Aug. 26 -- If things had been normal, Sonika Sharma would have been in the final year of high school and looking forward to going to college. Instead she is uncertain what the future holds... Read More


How this social enterprise is sensitising society's approach towards harassment

Kathmandu, Aug. 18 -- Anugya Ojha was 11 years old when she got to know about self-defence courses at her school. At that time, she took a three-day intensive safety training course initiated by Fight... Read More


The pandemic is intensifying postpartum depression

Kathmandu, Aug. 5 -- When Garima discovered she was pregnant for the first time, she was thrilled at the prospect of welcoming her baby into the world. As her due date neared, she had made final arran... Read More


'Jaat ko Prashna', a talk show about caste discrimination airs on Kantipur TV tomorrow

Kathmandu, July 31 -- Rajesh Hamal is returning to the small screen to host a weekly talk show, "Jaat ko Prashna", which will debut on August 1 on Kantipur Television. The 12-episode talk show series,... Read More


Pandemic has once again thrown light on plights of Nepali women migrant workers

Kathmandu, July 16 -- On March 17, just a week before Nepal imposed a nationwide lockdown, 17 Nepali women arrived at the Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. The UAE was suppo... Read More


More anxiety for Nepali students in the US with decision to send home those enrolled only in classes

Lalitpur, July 8 -- When Mohamed's university in the US state of Texas abruptly moved all classes in the middle of February because of the Covid-19 pandemic, he felt that it was a good initiative. Moh... Read More


Socially isolated and in financial despair, LGBTIQ individuals are taking their own lives

Kathmandu, June 27 -- On Sunday evening, Pinky Gurung received a text from her friend Narayani, who said she was depressed. Gurung immediately went to Narayani's rented apartment in Sorakhutte where t... Read More