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Equality, Social Media

Nepali Man’s Argument: If You “Sexually Provoke” a Man, You Are Responsible If Raped

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe combination of a highly patriarchal society and an abysmally poor quality of education in Nepal means that boys and men view girls and women as inferior and treat them as such. One such example is viewing them as the culpable party for when they become victims of violence, as happened on social media over an incident involving the rape of an Australian woman by a Nepali man. . . . → Read More: Nepali Man’s Argument: If You “Sexually Provoke” a Man, You Are Responsible If Raped

Equality

Kathmandu Post: “How Abnormal is Normal?”

Reading Time: 5 minutesSex, we are born with. Gender, however, is a social construct. Except, in Nepali society, that simple fact is NOT very well understood, mainly because of our very patriarchal and misogynistic society, and abysmally poor quality of education. But here’s an opportunity for you to challenge and question your Nepali-culture inculcated ideas of what constitutes the female gender. . . . → Read More: Kathmandu Post: “How Abnormal is Normal?”

Equality

Hall of Shame III

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis series is about Nepal needing a revolution…a revolution of the mind.
Here’s more of one of many MANY reasons why. . . . → Read More: Hall of Shame III

Equality

Intersex, Women, Men and Nepal

Reading Time: 12 minutesIn the highly patriarchal Nepali society with very low level — as well as low quality — of education of the population, maintaining the status quo benefits the hill high caste Hindu men, the social, economic and political elite. . . . → Read More: Intersex, Women, Men and Nepal

Equality

Attitude of Nepali Women Towards Abusive Behavior by Their Mothers-in-law

Reading Time: 4 minutesOver 60% of Nepali women believe that a mother-in-law is justified in verbally abusing and threatening her daughter-in-law for any one of six reasons! . . . → Read More: Attitude of Nepali Women Towards Abusive Behavior by Their Mothers-in-law

Equality

Nepal: Patriarchy-Shaped Laxed Attitudes Towards Wife-beating

Reading Time: 7 minutesIn the highly patriarchal society that is Nepal, it’s not surprising that women have such laxed attitudes towards domestic violence. Addressing that requires a multi-prong approach, one of which must be providing quality education to the population. . . . → Read More: Nepal: Patriarchy-Shaped Laxed Attitudes Towards Wife-beating

Equality

Beauty Peagant Contestants’ Figures

Reading Time: 1 minutePeruvian beauty pageant contestants present their figures…. . . . → Read More: Beauty Peagant Contestants’ Figures

Equality, Social Media

Troll Nepal: Like Name, Like Post

Reading Time: 4 minutes

I have come across Nepali men, in person, on social media and elsewhere, who, when discussing gender issues, display a very very remarkable lack of knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by our girls and women. In the process, they display their conceit, their complete ignorance of the patriarchal society we live in and how that benefits and privileges us, men.

This is just one example of that.

. . . → Read More: Troll Nepal: Like Name, Like Post

Equality, In & Around Kathmandu

Cold is “Beer as Cold as Your Ex-girlfriend’s Heart”

Reading Time: 8 minutes

Cold really is “We serve beer as cold as your ex-girlfriend’s heart,” if you know what I mean.

(I certainly don’t mean the beer or ex’s heart.)

. . . → Read More: Cold is “Beer as Cold as Your Ex-girlfriend’s Heart”

Equality, Social Media

Hooray! Hooray! It’s Holi Holi Day…For Some

Reading Time: 4 minutesHoli has been perverted and is no longer just a day of celebrations with color and water! . . . → Read More: Hooray! Hooray! It’s Holi Holi Day…For Some

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