#Nepal

  • Article: This Woman Is Rescuing Nepalese Children From a Life Behind Bars
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Is Rescuing Nepalese Children From a Life Behind Bars

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Indira Ranamagar has rescued 1,600 children providing a new life and education beyond prison bars. Read more

  • Article: In Nepal’s Towns Without Men, Women Take on Newfound Responsibility
    Girls & Women

    In Nepal’s Towns Without Men, Women Take on Newfound Responsibility

    Aug. 30, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Some are finding that old attitudes die hard. Read more

  • Article: Menstruation Huts Are Illegal in Nepal, But Girls on Periods Are Still in Danger There
    Girls & Women

    Menstruation Huts Are Illegal in Nepal, But Girls on Periods Are Still in Danger There

    Aug. 17, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Activists say more work must be done to ensure “the law covers all discriminatory practices.” Read more

  • Article: 8 Photos of the Deadly Monsoon Rains That Struck South Asia
    Health

    8 Photos of the Deadly Monsoon Rains That Struck South Asia

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 14, 2017

    The humanitarian crisis is just beginning. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Criminalizes Forcing Girls and Women Into Menstrual Huts During Their Period
    Girls & Women

    Nepal Criminalizes Forcing Girls and Women Into Menstrual Huts During Their Period

    Aug. 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some believe menstruating girls and women bring bad luck to their communities. Read more

  • Article: Vaginal Bleeding Is Taboo in Poor Countries — And It's Putting Lives at Risk, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Vaginal Bleeding Is Taboo in Poor Countries — And It's Putting Lives at Risk, Report Says

    Aug. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Menstruation is still taboo in many countries around the world. Read more

  • Article: Another Teen Girl in Nepal Dies During Stay in Menstruation Hut
    Girls & Women

    Another Teen Girl in Nepal Dies During Stay in Menstruation Hut

    By Colleen Curry|July 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls on their periods are forced to stay in dangerous, remote places. Read more

  • Article: This Woman First Escaped Slavery. Then She Tackled Mount Everest.
    Girls & Women

    This Woman First Escaped Slavery. Then She Tackled Mount Everest.

    May 23, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kanchhi Maya Tamang is on a mission. Read more