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Pratap Sharma

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How Nepali women were misled into Maoist conflict

Published On: September 16, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Pratap Sharma

Using women in guerilla wars and revolutions is not a new thing, and there are examples of this in Ethiopia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, and Algeria. Women were important part of Nepal’s Maoist movement, and propaganda of female soldiers holding rifles were used as a symbol of a unified army.

Movement against rape

Published On: November 26, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Pratap Sharma

When rapes happen, it is not the abuser who is punished, rather victims are blamed, and they may even be ostracized

Maoist betrayal

Published On: June 10, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Pratap Sharma

As Maoist leaders are turning their back on real issues, former Maoist activists and general people take Maoist revolution as an act of great betrayal

With reservation

Published On: May 20, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Pratap Sharma

Reservation in Nepal is taking a wrong turn compared to other countries which have practiced it. This should be corrected

Politics of narcissism

Published On: April 15, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Pratap Sharma

Narcissistic leaders focus on themselves and their self-interests, even at the expense of the citizens. They are arrogant, authoritarian, and hostile to anyone they view as a threat

The mob psyche

Published On: January 12, 2017 12:15 AM NPT By: Pratap Sharma

Peaceful mobs have been known to roar as loudly as violent ones, and to accomplish just as much