KATHMANDU, March 29: To mark International Women’s Day, Global Compact Nepal, International Finance Corporation, Nepal Stock Exchange, and the United Nations, partnered to jointly Ring the Bell for Gender Equality, highlighting the private sector’s key role in boosting the investment in gender equality in Nepal.

GANDAKI, March 8: On the occasion of the 113th International Women’s Day, Tourism Entrepreneur Women Association Nepal (TEWAN) has initiated a tourism promotion program along the Korala checkpoint in Myagdi and Mustang from today onward.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for everyone to be committed to ensuring the rights of women guaranteed by the constitution. He has also assured everyone that the government would do the needful to eradicate incidents of gender discrimination and violence against women.

MORANG, March 8: Chief Minister of Province 1, Rajendra Kumar Rai has said that we all should be responsible for controlling female foeticide.

KATHMANDU, March 8: UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russel has stressed the need to work toward gender equality among other agendas in the post-pandemic era.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The All Nepal National Free Students’ Union (ANNFSU), the student wing close to Oli-led faction of erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP), on Monday organized a program at Maitighar Mandala in the capital to observe the International Women's Day.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government of Nepal has brought into implementation the 'National Strategy and Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence and Gender Empowerment' so as to empathically address the issues related to violence against women.

A crisis with a woman’s face

March 8, 2021 08:30 am

Countries with women leaders have had lower transmission rates and are often better positioned for recovery

It is impossible in all probability to find a woman who has not been sexually harassed online even once, but try finding one who had sought legal recourse for it under the Digital Security Act, and one would realise it is quite akin to finding a needle in a haystack.

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended hearty best wishes to all sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the 110th International Women's Day.

March on

March 8, 2020 10:30 am

As we celebrate the International Women's Day today, there is a lot to reflect where and how the world, including Nepal, is failing to treat women with respect and why the biases and injustice happening to half of the world's population must be done away with, once and for all.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Climbing the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest, is a daring task. Very few however brave the adventurous journey, reach atop the Everest. Together, the tribulation of climbing for many is a strong caveat to quit ambition.

KATHMANDU, March 9: On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019, the United Nations Nepal and the British Council jointly organized The Trailblazers - a photo exhibition about women in Nepal who defied gender stereotypes by excelling in areas traditionally not occupied by women.

MOSCOW, March 8: When a Russian army recruitment office ordered a photoshoot to celebrate International Women’s Day, it didn’t feature any of the 45,000 women currently serving in the country’s armed forces.

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Kathmandu, March 8: International Women's Day is being observed across the country by organizing various events today.

Open letter to world leaders

March 7, 2019 01:30 am

As women leaders, we call on leaders in governments, the private sector, and civil society to reinvest in policies and in legal and social frameworks that will achieve gender equality and inclusion

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen has urged for cooperation from all quarters including stakeholders, NGOs, INGOs, civil society and media to observe the 109th International Women's Day (IWD) throughout the country with enthusiasm. IWD falls on March 8.