When Nepalis Use the Caste System to Make Others Suffer…with an Exception

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Outcastes, foreigners, according to the caste system, are supposed to be of lower status than Dalits, and therefore even more "impure." At one time, some category of them were treated as such. But no longer. Nepalis have changed their views of, attitude towards, and behaviors with them within a little more than a generation. When will we do the same when it comes to fellow Nepalis and stop discriminating against them so so much more?

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Hall of Shame V

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  • Reading time:5 min(s) read

The fifth one in the series about Nepal needing a revolution…a revolution of the mind.
Here’s more of one of many MANY reasons why.

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Bar Removes Sexist Mixed-drink Promotional Material from Bathroom

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  • Reading time:4 min(s) read

Casual sexism in Nepal is flagrant, rampant, and accepted because it's the norm. Sexist promotional materials -- which reinforces and promotes casual sexism, for example -- appear in all sorts of media and in all sorts of places in Nepal, including bathrooms in Kathmandu. But one bar has done the right thing and removed one such material from their bathroom!

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The Elephant in The Room

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  • Reading time:6 min(s) read

Nepali society struggles to make social progress for a number of different reasons. One of the reasons is that we have a number of social stigmas and many subjects and issues are taboo. In other words, most Nepalis live in denial of many issues plaguing the society. Here are a number of those stigmas and taboo subjects.

The first step to addressing them is to admit to the fact that they are issues. Then we can have honest conversations and discourses about them and find solutions for them.

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Hall of Shame IV

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  • Reading time:7 min(s) read

The fourth one in the series about Nepal needing a revolution…a revolution of the mind.
Here’s more of one of many MANY reasons why.

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