KATHMANDU, July 2: The third edition of the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League, the biggest adaptive sport competition in South Asia promoting disability rights through wheelchair basketball, ended on June 30 with reigning champion Wheelchair Sport Association, W.S.A. and Tribhuvan Army Club, T.A.C. reconfirming their superiority in the female and male categories respectively.
Though there might be a negligible number of girl students taking computer or technical subjects, it is even rare to find them making a career out of such fields. Pratiksha Pandey and Binita Shrestha are two among that relatively small population of women who not only survived the four years of their engineering but are also working in the field.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: When the earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, a group of youths from SAATH, a non-governmental organization, became active in providing the survivors with succor. They provided relief materials not only in Kathmandu but also in Sindhupalchowk, Kavrepalanchowk and other major quake-hit districts. The immediate relief project soon came to an end, but many survivors were still struggling to get back on their feet in terms of economic stability.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Siddharth art gallery in collaboration with four organizations -- Maiti Nepal, Rakshya Nepal, Child Workers in Nepal (CWIN) and Circus Kathmandu has organized a photo exhibition called ‘The true story mural project Exhibition’ at the Gallery’s premises in Baber Mahal.
Sponsored by UN Women and ZONTA International, the exhibit was jointly inaugurated by Wenny Kusuma, country representative of UN Women and Anuradha Koirala, founder and executive director of Maiti Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has underscored the need for supporting the power of girls before, during and after crises to build better futures for themselves and their communities.
Age should not be a barrier for education. It is with this motive and vision that Prerana Mahila Vidhyalaya has been serving the Nepalis society since 1998. Operating under Women Empowerment and Development center (WED), here females above 14 years of age can receive formal education to groom themselves academically, morally, and socially.
NEPALGUNJ, March 7: When a daughter was born to a Muslim family in Eklaaini town of the district, Amanat Alisa, the baby’s father, surprised everyone in his community by naming her ‘Tamanna’, which means wish in English. The community, which believed that no one really wished for a daughter, was shocked at the father’s apparent excitement over having a daughter.
NEPALGUNJ, March 8: When a daughter was born to a Muslim family in Eklaaini town of the district, Amanat Alisa, the baby's father, surprised everyone in his community by naming her 'Tamanna', which means wish in English. The community, which believed that no one really wished for a daughter, was shocked at the father's apparent excitement over having a daughter.
JUMLA, Aug 31: Last year, Rama Bhandari, a local of Patmara VDC in Jumla district, produced 900 kg of apples and earned Rs 450,000. That money enabled her to pay for her children's education and purchase kitchen necessities like salt and oil throughout the year.