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Social Justice, Structural Issues

Nepali People by Job Applications

Reading Time: 1 minuteCOMMITTED, in the process of expanding, recently advertised fourteen different positions. Reproduced in this blog post are charts of the applications by age, gender, caste etc. . . . → Read More: Nepali People by Job Applications

Social Justice

From a White American Friend to Her Fellow White Americans on Addressing Racism

Reading Time: 5 minutesA reproduction of a really challenging and resourceful Facebook post by a White American friend of mine for White Americans about being White and addressing racism. I hope you find this as useful as I have, in spite of NOT being white, nor American. . . . → Read More: From a White American Friend to Her Fellow White Americans on Addressing Racism

Social Justice, Social Media

Propaganda Vilifying Madhesis

Reading Time: 4 minutesHow much hatred must you have or feel for a people to vilify them like this?! These acts can’t be chalked up to just simple ignorance. . . . → Read More: Propaganda Vilifying Madhesis

Social Justice

A Nepali Rape Victim Speaks out to “Shatter the Silence”

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat is it like to be a girl-child victim of rape in Nepal? Here’s a personal story of a courageous victim who has now risen above the ordeal and has a touching and powerful message for us all! . . . → Read More: A Nepali Rape Victim Speaks out to “Shatter the Silence”

Social Justice, Social Media, Structural Issues

Affirming Non-white is NOT Equivalent to Denying White

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhite privilege is something a white person enjoys by virtue of his/her skin color. No white person gets discriminated BECAUSE of his/her white skin color, the way a non-white person frequently is, for instance. No white person is denied something BECAUSE of his/her skin color, the way a non-white person frequently is, to give another example. . . . → Read More: Affirming Non-white is NOT Equivalent to Denying White

Social Justice, Social Media, Structural Issues

(Structural) Privilege And Khas Privilege

Reading Time: 5 minutesStructural privilege in Nepal is Khas privilege and, as such, enjoyed by all Khas Nepalese. No Khas Nepalese suffer BECAUSE they are Khas. That is a privilege ALL Khas enjoy. Non-Khas Nepalese, however, suffer in a number of ways BECAUSE they are non-Khas. . . . → Read More: (Structural) Privilege And Khas Privilege

Social Justice, Social Media, Structural Issues

You Can Lead a Horse, Even One With Blinders On, To Water…

Reading Time: 8 minutesA reproduction of a Twitter lesson on the reasons behind the inclusion debate that the Madhesis (and other indigenous Nepalese) are having with Kathmandu. . . . → Read More: You Can Lead a Horse, Even One With Blinders On, To Water…

Bureaucracy & Corruption In Nepal, Social Justice, Structural Issues

Singha Durbar: The “Singha” That’s Lost Its Roar?

Reading Time: 7 minutesNeither the physical structures and the state Singha Durbar is in nor those working inside the buildings in the complex on our behalf represent the country of Nepal. Those employed inside those compounds can’t even maintain the facade of the main structure! The complex needs cleaning. . . . → Read More: Singha Durbar: The “Singha” That’s Lost Its Roar?

Casteism, Social Justice, Structural Issues

Social Justice: Politics of Dignity And Equity

Reading Time: 2 minutesParts of Professor Thorat’s presentation at the Politics of Dignity and Equity: Dalits in Nepal symposium. He talked about some of the issues faced by Dalits in Nepal, their remedies, including lessons learned from India. . . . → Read More: Social Justice: Politics of Dignity And Equity

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, Social Justice

SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

Reading Time: 12 minutesThe plight of marginalized Nepalese, notably, Dalits, women, Tharus and Tamangs, how education can uplift them, what COMMITTED is doing to that end and why I am involved in all that. . . . → Read More: SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

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