The agonizing book chapter title "Stealing Children's Innocence in Egypt: Media Literacy, Human Rights and Roads of Violence" hit the nail on the head...
It's true that because of local and global inequalities most women I lived among in our village in Nepal didn't have the means to broadcast their voices far. But they still had voices -- many voices: loud, kind, gruff, joyful, argumentative, funny, critical, quiet, curious, smart, compassionate, teasing. I just had to learn some lessons on how to tune in better.
For millions of women and girls around the world, menstruation can lead not only to cramps, bloating, and mood swings, but it also can lead to days of missed school and lower future economic earnings.
November 19th is World Toilet Day, a day to raise awareness about the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to improved sanitation. Unfortunately it is a bit of a broken record to talk about the 21,000 children that die around the world each day, as shocking as it is.
Having climbed Everest and crossed both polar ice-caps, Ranulph Fiennes is the greatest explorer of our time. The intrepid traveller talks to Jacada about his incredible journeys across the globe.
Looking back 27 years later, I marvel at how little it took to raise a child in a Nepali village in the late '80s and early '90s. Most raised their children the way people have been doing for centuries, with abundant love and not too many things.
After a successful run in Kathmandu's Nepal Art Council between December 2013 and April 2014, the Climate+Change exhibition opened its second edition in Pokhara's International Mountain Museum on Saturday, September 27, World Tourism Day.
I'd like to believe that with time and distance from the 1996-2006 insurgency, this issue, and others, will be ironed out and given the attentions -- and solutions -- it deserves.
Since FIFA picked Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, the tiny and uber-rich Gulf emirate has increasingly come under scrutiny for its failure to protect the human rights of its burgeoning foreign workforce.
From being labelled as having a disorder to shouldering the burden of some of the highest rates of violence and HIV infection in the world, the perils of daily life for transgender people are multi-layered and can inflict substantial harm, experts and activists say.
English language writers who reported regularly during the People's War have come up with their first book. Pulled into the chaos, the texts they have produced are authoritative accounts, must-reads for anyone vaguely interested in or associated with Nepal.
The words that these women speak and write never cease to inspire me to continue fighting for women's empowerment worldwide.
The upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal is set to deepen relations between the two nations. India's role is crucial for Nepal as it enters a new era of democracy, change and development, while harnessing Nepal's resources can help solve India's pressing energy needs.
Kalasi Devi, 28, is a mother of three whose uterus has been protruding from her body for more than a decade. "During my pregnancy I did a lot of heavy work, like carrying water and wood," she says. "I started working again 10 days after giving birth."
These are the types of big lessons and small delights that make trekking a worthwhile pursuit at any age.
With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.ne...