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Nepal’s Burn Violence Survivors Await New Law
April 13, 2021

Nepal’s Burn Violence Survivors Await New Law

By Arun Budhathoki
While victims of acid attacks are supported by the Nepal government, oil burn survivors have nowhere to go.

Politics Are Keeping the UN From Protecting Children
March 26, 2021

Politics Are Keeping the UN From Protecting Children

By Karin Landgren
International pressure was critical to ending the use of child soldiers in Nepal. The United Nations can’t let politics undermine its mission to do so elsewhere.
Qatar Police Recruit Nepali Citizens, Leaving Kathmandu Out of the Loop
March 12, 2021

Qatar Police Recruit Nepali Citizens, Leaving Kathmandu Out of the Loop

By Arun Budhathoki
There is an urgent need for Nepal to sign a formal agreement with Qatar in order to safeguard the interests of its workers in that country.

Offline and Online, Protests Are Sweeping Across Asia
March 01, 2021

Offline and Online, Protests Are Sweeping Across Asia

By Bibbi Abruzzini and Jyotsna M. Singh
From Nepal to India, Thailand to Myanmar, people are taking to the streets – or social media – to demand change.

Nepal’s Supreme Court Rules to Reinstate Parliament, Adding Twist to Tale
March 01, 2021

Nepal’s Supreme Court Rules to Reinstate Parliament, Adding Twist to Tale

By Sudha Ramachandran
Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s hold on his office is anybody’s guess now.

After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament
February 25, 2021

After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament

By Associated Press
The prime minister’s decision to dissolve the legislature has been overturned by the court after months of mass protests.

Nepali Women Find Their Freedom of Movement Under Threat
February 17, 2021

Nepali Women Find Their Freedom of Movement Under Threat

By Harsh Mahaseth and Chitij Karki
A controversial proposal to require women to get permission to travel abroad has reignited a debate on patriarchy in Nepal.
Nepal, the Beacon of LGBTQ+ Rights in Asia? Not Quite.
February 10, 2021

Nepal, the Beacon of LGBTQ+ Rights in Asia? Not Quite.

By Sanju Gurung
Despite constitutional guarantees, the country’s laws are yet to fully support gender and sexual minorities.

Nepal’s Democracy in Crisis
February 06, 2021

Nepal’s Democracy in Crisis

By Peter Gill
With the prime minister's unilateral move to dissolve Parliament last December, Nepal was thrown into political chaos - with its democracy hanging in the balance.

Rainbow Trout Aquaculture in Nepal: Promise Amid Shocks
February 05, 2021

Rainbow Trout Aquaculture in Nepal: Promise Amid Shocks

By Harsh Mahaseth and Chitij Karki
The cultivation of the fish after a major earthquake five years ago in Nepal’s Nuwakot district is a story of perseverance against odds.

India and Nepal Hold Joint Meeting Amid Improvement in Ties
January 16, 2021

India and Nepal Hold Joint Meeting Amid Improvement in Ties

By Abhijnan Rej
The recent thaw in relations, however, does not mean Kathmandu is willing to budge on its boundary position.
The Makwanpur Model: Making Public Healthcare in Nepal Work
January 15, 2021

The Makwanpur Model: Making Public Healthcare in Nepal Work

By Chitij Karki and Harsh Mahaseth
Administrative decentralization has led to a vast improvement in the delivery of healthcare in Nepal. This is one district’s story.

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