#Nepal

  • Article: London Just Hosted a Cricket World Cup to Support Children Living on the Streets
    Citizenship

    London Just Hosted a Cricket World Cup to Support Children Living on the Streets

    May 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    England's team was captained by former Rohingya child refugee, Jasmin Akter. Read more

  • Article: These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest
    Environment

    These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 3, 2019

    Only 5,200 people have ever ascended the tallest mountain in the world. Read more

  • Article: Two Nepalese Women Will Climb Mount Everest to Shatter Sexist Expectations of Widows
    Girls & Women

    Two Nepalese Women Will Climb Mount Everest to Shatter Sexist Expectations of Widows

    April 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In Nepal, widows are expected to mourn their husbands until their own deaths. Read more

  • Article: Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary
    Water & Sanitation

    Nepalese Girls Share Stories of Period Shame in This Short Documentary

    By Sushmita Roy|March 11, 2019

    Bathing in the river, sleeping in an isolated hut — these are their stories. Read more

  • Article: Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    She is the fourth person to have died in a "period hut" in the last month. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'
    Girls & Women

    Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 14, 2019

    Punishment for forcing women to live in poor conditions while menstruating is becoming more severe. Read more

  • Article: A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'
    Water & Sanitation

    A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 10, 2019

    The practice of chhaupadi is illegal, but remains widespread in rural areas. Read more

  • Article: Working as 'Human Interceptors,' Nepalese Women Catch Traffickers
    Citizenship

    Working as 'Human Interceptors,' Nepalese Women Catch Traffickers

    Sept. 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    South Asia is the fastest-growing and second-largest region for human trafficking in the world. Read more