#Nepal

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

    Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'

    By Leah Rodriguez|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|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

  • Article: How This Acid Attack Survivor Convinced Nepal to Support Victims
    Girls & Women

    How This Acid Attack Survivor Convinced Nepal to Support Victims

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 23, 2018

    Victims will now be compensated to help pay for ongoing medical bills. Read more

  • Article: Video Calls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Seek Justice
    Girls & Women

    Video Calls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Seek Justice

    June 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Most of the rescued victims never return to testify against the traffickers. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half the World's 152 Million Child Laborers Do Hazardous Work
    Health

    Nearly Half the World's 152 Million Child Laborers Do Hazardous Work

    June 11, 2018|Voice of America

    152 million children are "languishing in a kind of slavery." Read more

  • Article: 13 Photos of Different Ways Children Learn Around the World
    Education

    13 Photos of Different Ways Children Learn Around the World

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 21, 2018

    Education may take many shapes & sizes, but is always critical in the fight to end extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas
    Finance & Innovation

    Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas

    April 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Thousands of people living in remote areas of Nepal have no access to proper healthcare facilities. Read more