Inclusive Gender ( also LGBT issues)

Gender relations are one of the key determinant for creating a more equal society here in Nepal but also all around the world.Even in most developed nations, gender gaps remain significantly high with a negative impact on overall society and economy. Unlashing the power dynamics of equal gender relations would bring huge benefit to the society. In an inclusive space, also the roles and contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Third Gender community is important. Nepal in its recent history proved to be a leading example in creating a equal playing field for LGBT with historical rulings by the Supreme Court. This is not enough. How to change perceptions, how to change the dynamics of society? While it will take time, it is important to share ideas, practices and examples of how the society can be more equal and offer opportunities for all the genders.

Identifying and mainstreaming women's and girls’ needs in COVID-19 emergency

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Disasters and crisis do not discriminate based on gender. However, their impact is not gender-neutral. The impact of any crisis is affected by our social system, gender roles and individual’s access to and control over resources which are different among individuals and communities. The COVID-19 has impacted and will impact women more significantly making them more vulnerable than at other times.

Violence acceleration during Pandemics

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This article is about the contemporary issues of women and girls gender based violence survivors during pandemic and inefficient responses of authorities.

UN launches 24-hour hotline for staff to report sexual harassment

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The United Nations is launching a 24-hour helpline to enable staff to call out sexual harassment in the workplace, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday.

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February

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FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. It reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes an extreme form of discrimination against women. It is nearly always carried out on minors and is a violation of the rights of children.

Gilgi ( One of Us) by Iirmgard Keun : A Review that is Not a Review

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A non-review of a book that spoke to me like my own reflection

Interview with Anju Pun Country Director, Forget me Not ( Part I)

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Forget Me Not is a leading child protection not for profit whose country office is led by Anju Thapa who previously has been working with UNDP. Anju is leading the efforts to create an effective child protection system that goes far beyond the istitutional approach. The interview was organized as part of Wisdom Wednesday 2015, the initiative run by Next Generation Nepal to talk about ethical volunteering and child protection.

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How Gender Inequality Has An Impact On HIV

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Women are at greater risk of contracting HIV.


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There is more to mothers than just being mothers

The Male Gaze

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Welcome to the male world he said after body complimenting her about her legs.



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Trust Women is a women focused conference organized every here by Thomson Reuters Foundation. The theme of this year is "Empower women worldwide and fight modern-day slavery"