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Equality

16 Days of Activism Against GBV Campaign: A Potential Squashed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Men using their positions of power to thwart women’s drive and squash their potential by focusing on her body is a form of violence. This is the story of a young, driven, and talented woman who was a victim of just that! . . . → Read More: 16 Days of Activism Against GBV Campaign: A Potential Squashed

Equality

16 Days of Activism Against GBV Campaign: Story of a Brave Woman

Reading Time: 4 minutes When we raise and educate children using violence, of course, they grow up to be violent, especially the boys. No wonder, domestic violence is such a major issue in the country. We have to do a number of things to curve that. One of them is to eliminate the use of violence against children, whether at home or at school. We should instead raise and educate them compassionately and by engaging with them in a healthy and developmentally appropriate manner etc. . . . → Read More: 16 Days of Activism Against GBV Campaign: Story of a Brave Woman

Equality

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign: 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign started a few days ago. A campaign that started in 1991 aims to raise awareness about the subject and to spur people into action to end violence against women and girls. . . . → Read More: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign: 2018

Equality, Social Media

Pro-life Christians Undermine Law of The Country

Reading Time: 4 minutes Before abortion was legalized in Nepal in 2002, “up to one-fifth of incarcerated women were convicted of abortion-related crimes” and “more than half of maternal deaths during the one-year study period [was attributed] to abortion-related complications.”

Now we have a pro-life Christian organization with 32K strong volunteers, and hospitals run by a Christian organization most likely staffed by also conservative pro-life Christian doctors who follow their religion’s narrow dictates when it comes to abortion. . . . → Read More: Pro-life Christians Undermine Law of The Country

Qatar, Qatar Academy

Qatar…From Afar: Freedom Cries

Reading Time: 8 minutes Jailed for allegedly insulting Islam in Doha, Qatar, my cries for freedom were answered four years ago today (May 12, 2017). Then came (and I discovered) freedom cries (too). . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Freedom Cries

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, Social Justice

SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

Reading Time: 12 minutes The 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

Social Media

You Don’t Have to Agree with Someone’s Opinion to Defend Their Freedom of Speech

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Difference of opinion should NOT stop one from fighting for the freedom of speech of another individual, as long as they exercise that right civilly, observing all the decorums expected of them in social discourses.

But, sadly, NOT everyone seems to think so.

. . . → Read More: You Don’t Have to Agree with Someone’s Opinion to Defend Their Freedom of Speech

Equality

Nepalese Constitution 2072: Discriminatory Citizenship Rights (Maithili version)

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nepalese constitution promulgated on September 20, 2015 discriminates against women. Rights available to men aren’t available to women. One such right is the right to pass on citizenship to children. This is the Maithili version of a series of info-graph which very clearly lays out the details. . . . → Read More: Nepalese Constitution 2072: Discriminatory Citizenship Rights (Maithili version)

Equality

Nepalese Constitution 2072: Discriminatory Citizenship Rights (Newari version)

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nepalese constitution promulgated on September 20, 2015 discriminates against women. Rights available to men aren’t available to women. One such right is the right to pass on citizenship to children. This is the Newari version of a series of info-graph which very clearly lays out the details. . . . → Read More: Nepalese Constitution 2072: Discriminatory Citizenship Rights (Newari version)

Equality

Nepalese Constitution 2072: Discriminatory Citizenship Rights (Nepali version)

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nepalese constitution promulgated on September 20, 2015 discriminates against women. Rights available to men aren’t available to women. One such right is the right to pass on citizenship to children. This is the Nepali version of a series of info-graph which very clearly lays out the details. . . . → Read More: Nepalese Constitution 2072: Discriminatory Citizenship Rights (Nepali version)

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