#Nepal

  • Article: Nepal's Next Census to Count LGBTQ People for the First Time

    Nepal's Next Census to Count LGBTQ People for the First Time

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 5, 2020

    The move was hailed as a step forward. Read more

  • Article: 1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Community members acted fast after a young woman died in December. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Will Give Cash Rewards to Women Who Refuse Deadly 'Menstrual Huts'

    Nepal Will Give Cash Rewards to Women Who Refuse Deadly 'Menstrual Huts'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 5, 2019

    The payment aims to break customs where women are banished to huts while on their periods. Read more

  • Article: Experts Question Open Defecation Free Status in India and Nepal

    Experts Question Open Defecation Free Status in India and Nepal

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 10, 2019

    Residents in both countries claim they are still without toilets after announcements last week. Read more

  • Article: This Cafe Is Brewing Hope for Nepal's Trafficking Survivors

    This Cafe Is Brewing Hope for Nepal's Trafficking Survivors

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 5, 2019

    Maiti Cafe aims to end the stigma survivors often face in Nepal's conservative society. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Changing Health Education in Nepal So Girls Can Take Charge of Their Lives

    This Activist Is Changing Health Education in Nepal So Girls Can Take Charge of Their Lives

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 30, 2019

    Activist Sabina Pokhrel challenges traditional views on menstruation, contraception, and sex. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 22, 2019

    The ban is intended to address the growing trash problem on and around Mount Everest. Read more

  • Article: Anuradha Koirala Has Rescued More Than 18k Girls From Trafficking

    Anuradha Koirala Has Rescued More Than 18k Girls From Trafficking

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|July 17, 2019

    Anuradha Koirala works to help exploited Nepali women and children sold into sex slavery. Read more