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Sangmo Yonjan-Tamang

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall

Published On: September 21, 2018 08:39 AM NPT By: Sangmo Yonjan-Tamang

Beauty and body perfection have commonly been associated with women. The issue related to women body objectification and dissatisfaction has long been in discussion in Nepal. The conversation is obvious because traditional patriarchal ideology and gender roles have made women behave and want to look a certain way. But with the portrayal of ‘ideal’ male bodies in the media in the recent times, young men in Nepal too are suffering from body image issues. However, the conversation is lacking where men are concerned.

Cash transfers in Nepal earthquake response

Published On: January 20, 2017 05:32 AM NPT By: Sangmo Yonjan-Tamang

Over the years, the government and international agencies have incorporated cash transfer as one of the components of social protection programs.