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Nepal Education

Drawbridge Game Adapted for Nepalis

Reading Time: 2 minutes An educational exercise that explores how the realities of power, authority, and societal values influence our perceptions about how we see the world. If you are an educator, you could easily do this with your students at school or college or university. . . . → Read More: Drawbridge Game Adapted for Nepalis

Social Media

“We Cannot use Western paradigms and values to judge Nepali customs and mores.”

Reading Time: 5 minutes Something I have been curious to learn more about for a while: Why are Nepalis so defensive when it comes to comments about, or criticisms of, their beliefs or cultural practices? And why is one of the objections always, “You can’t view it through Western lenses”? Here’s an example of one such instance which got me scratching my head…again. . . . → Read More: “We Cannot use Western paradigms and values to judge Nepali customs and mores.”

Equality

Hall of Shame III

Reading Time: 2 minutes This 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 minutes In 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

Beauty Peagant Contestants’ Figures

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

Equality, In & Around Kathmandu

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

Reading Time: 9 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 minutes Holi 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

Equality, Social Media

Hall of Shame II

Reading Time: 2 minutes This 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 II

Equality

#IWalkFreely…as Should Our Girls And Women

Reading Time: 5 minutes Girls and women need to be able to walk free just as boys and men. Boys and men MUST to do what they can to ensure that because every boy and man has a sister or a mother or an aunt or a grandmother or a female cousin or a wife or a female friend. One thing a boy or a man can do easily is be an ally and counter harassment whenever you see it happening. . . . → Read More: #IWalkFreely…as Should Our Girls And Women

Equality

Hall of Shame I

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Nepal needs a revolution…

a revolution of the mind.

Here’s one of many MANY reasons why.

. . . → Read More: Hall of Shame I

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