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Manita Raut

The contributor for Republica.

Dreams deferred, not destroyed

Published On: November 17, 2019 09:02 AM NPT By: Manita Raut

Like any 20 something, I have my share of occasional disappointments at work, and personal silly life checklists I have not ticked off yet. And in some professional low moments of aspirations unfulfilled despite pool of praises of job well done with “Oh and ahs” coupled with working weekends, often letting go of personal commitment to fulfill professional responsibilities, I cannot help but ask: Why is it extra hard for women out here to ladder up to their dreams and sometimes, a lot of times, to just DREAM?

Getting youth back to agriculture

Published On: September 22, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Manita Raut

Agriculture can be shaped as an attractive sector for youths. For this, we have to move beyond subsistence resource intensive agriculture while still maintaining traditional indigenous knowledge

Ruminations on love

Published On: February 2, 2019 12:05 AM NPT By: Manita Raut

Coffee conversations can take interesting turns, especially the ones concerning your career, life and love. To partake in these, I have friends at my workplace who entice me with their take on feminism, trivial yet sometimes significant day to day episodes, escapades of life and deadlines.

The migrant wife

Published On: January 27, 2018 12:57 AM NPT By: Manita Raut

Why can’t we create our own meaning to happiness and follow through instead of following herd?