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Ayushma Basnyat

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Pushing women away

Published On: September 22, 2018 12:10 AM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

There are more and more women migrating for work, which indicates an emerging trend in the pattern of mobility among women.

An inundated nation

Published On: August 18, 2017 07:22 PM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

The reports of the recent flooding, which are yet to uncover the full extent of the disaster, claim that over one-hundred lives have been lost and hundreds of thousands affected in what is one of the worst rains in 15 years in Nepal. Approximately US $1.3million has been pledged to the flood response in the country, as of data available on August 16.

Voice for equality

Published On: June 13, 2017 12:25 AM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

Nepal’s Female Labor Force Participation Rate is 80 percent. But women have a long way to go achieve gender equality

Compelled to leave

Published On: June 5, 2017 12:25 AM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

Despite having experienced the hardships of labor migration, why is Mina still choosing to leave?

Re-examining gender based violence

Published On: May 19, 2017 09:17 AM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

The Social Welfare Council of Nepal listed over two hundred INGOs working in Nepal in the fiscal year 2072/073. Although these organizations have wide-ranging interventions, most engage in some form of dealing with gender based violence (GBV) with a specific focus on women as the victims.

Serene Sarang

Published On: March 24, 2017 12:20 PM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

Gentle and graceful, the deer is a mystical animal. Personifying the spirit of the tranquil deer, Sarang Wildlife Sanctuary rests peacefully amidst the thick jungle in Meghauli, in Narayani. A beautiful and quite escape from the hustle of the city, this resort allows you to be one with nature.

Quality education

Published On: March 10, 2017 12:55 AM NPT By: Ayushma Basnyat

In the recent years, there has been significant improvement in the number of people who have access to education in Nepal: primary, secondary and higher education. But the 21st century Nepal is still grappling with the question of whether or not people have access to education as we struggle to move the conversation forward to question whether or not people have access to quality education.