A Long Way to Go for Gender Equality in Nepali Politics
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Nepal has progressive laws and quotas for women’s representation in politics, but patriarchy and gender discrimination run deep and influence the decisions of parties.
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.
How COVID-19 Worsens Gender Inequality in Nepal
By Luna K.C.
The pandemic will worsen existing gaps in women's education, income, and employment prospects.
Why Does Nepal Still Have So Few Women Lawyers?
By Dikshya Koirala and Harsh Mahaseth
Over 50 years after Nepal’s first woman lawyer, entrenched gender norms continue to hold women back from the legal profession.
The Rape Case That Shook Nepal
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Five months on, the justice for Nirmala campaign is still going strong – but still unheard by the government.
Nepal's Child Brides
By Girls Not Brides
One girl's story shines a light on a pervasive problem.
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
By Vishal Arora
One nun is breaking stereotypes about women and clergy alike.