For the first time in the 127-year history of the Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest and most important contemporary art fair features a majority of female and gender non-conforming artists, under the curatorial direction of Cecilia Alemani.
What are the challenges faced by today’s women in leadership roles? A leader has the quality to not only lead the group but also keep a constant eye on his followers so that his troops don’t slip from the track. I believe the essence and backtrack of leadership can be summed up in one word – Service.
Australian actress Margot Robbie hinted that her new female-led action film 'Birds of Prey' could be the first in a series of movies as she reprised the role of comic antihero Harley Quinn in what she has called a passion project.
Importance of the yin yang knowledge in our time is it consolidates masculine and feminine as one! In this senses nothing is all masculine or feminine rather a combination of both. This consolidation of masculine or feminine was revolutionary for me and was the pivot which got me lament about everything in general.
Taoism views reality as a process of continual flow taking place in a cyclic pattern bearing two polar tendencies; yin yang or feminine masculine. These poles project polar yet complimentary tendencies.
They expect that this will strengthen the situation of law and order in the district and help maintain loyalty and transparency in government works. CDO Banjade says she will create an environment where all people will show their solidarity to positive campaigns.
Located on Molung Rural Municipality, the girls of Saraswati Secondary School Bungnam were provided sanitary pads with the help of ward chairperson Pradip Baniya. The girls were provided the sanitary pads at their own school.
There is a very low participation of women in all kinds of businesses including arts. But there are some females who have proved their capacities in this field. Pinches Artcore and Studio Sarcastic are the living examples that women can lead art industry.
New research by Carta has found a new side to the gender pay gap: the equity gap. Carta conducted an extensive study of over 180,000 employees at 6,000 companies, which had a combined total wealth of $45 billion in equity value.
The idea of traveling fascinated Tanahu’s Renuka Thapa from her school days. She started traveling as a school student, attending excursions and educational tours. While on her visit to Pokhara, she was captivated by the gestures of travelers carrying cameras and bulky bag packs. She then dreamt of living a similar life.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Journalist and writer Badri Binod Prateek, who recently published his novel, 'Udan' has shared that exploring female psyche and explaining it by a male writer was quite a challenging task.
Traditionally, there is lower involvement of women in the film industry, especially in senior positions such as directors or producers. But some of the Nepali actresses have grown to become producers. Across the globe, many female actors have turned into prominent producer such as Sandra Bullock, Priyanka Chopra, Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore, Anuska Sharma, and Elizabeth Banks. This is slowly coming into the Nepali film industry as well, and many female actors have grown to not just be limited to the screen.
MUMBAI, Feb 28: Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay their respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Mayanka Rana has become the first Nepali female tennis player in Nepal’s tennis history to reach the quarterfinals of the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament defeating Nepal’s Ira Rawat on Wednesday.
When designer Prabal Gurung concluded his Fall/Winter 2017 fashion show in New York City, he showcased his t-shirt designs with tag-line ‘The Future is Female’. It was the most trending issue all over social media and in the fashion industry.
Many find raising a female dog to be extremely cumbersome. Often times, most dog lovers prefer to adopt a male dog rather than its female breed. Some even assume that male dogs are more loyal and easier to train. But the reality is the nature of a dog actually depends on its breed and how it has been trained rather than its gender.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21 : Hundreds of thousands of women migrant workers in the Middle East have signed employment contracts that they do not understand or do not adequately protect them against discrimination and abuse, according to a recent study carried out by UN Women and the International Organization for Migration with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
The fifth Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival is all set to kick-off on Thursday with the screening of 99 films from all over the world in five different sections that deal with various social, political and cultural issues.
GULMI, Nov 6: Not a single woman has been fielded in the upcoming parliamentary elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category in Gulmi by any political party. As per the details provided by the District Election Office, there isn't any woman candidate contesting the polls under this category.
TIKAPUR, Nov 2: In order to compete in the upcoming parliamentary elections, both the left and right alliances have fielded women candidates in constituency-1 in Kailali. The left alliance has picked woman leader of CPN-UML Madan Kumari Shah (Garima) while the 'democratic' alliance has picked Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ishwori Neupane for the post.
Since the beginning of XX century, female writers started to step out of the shadow in this man's world. Read quotes of 13 outstanding of women who received Nobel Prize in literature and take time to read their best works.
KATHMANDU, September 7: The Female Player of the Year category in the upcoming NSJF Pulsar Sports Award is set to see a tough battle between Athletics' Kanchi Maya Koju and Saraswati Bhattarai, shuttler Nangsal Devi Tamang, archer Gyanu awale and footballer Sabitra Tamang. Out of five, three nominees including Bhattarai, Tamang and Awale are from Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC).
TANAHU, May 18: Nepali Congress(NC) female candidate Maya Rana has emerged victorious in the race for chief of Myagde Rural Municipality in Tanahu district held on May 14 with 4542 votes, compared to 3461 votes garnered by her closest rival CPN-UML candidate Shree Prasad Shrestha.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Only eight percent of the total number of candidates fielded for the positions of chiefs of local units -municipalities or rural municipalities - are female even though the election law has made it mandatory to field opposite genders for the chief and the deputy chief of a given unit.
The largely testosterone-fueled Star Wars movie franchise has added an important new female character in the eighth film, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”, director Rian Johnson said on Friday at a fanfest in Orlando.
The word feminization might sound bold in our patriarchal set up. But feminization is only a process whereby women have control over certain activities. Feminization of agriculture denotes the process of increased or dominant role of women in agricultural activities. When it comes to Nepal, however, there are more negatives than positive sides to feminization of agriculture.
BAJHANG, Feb 11: Kalpana Dhami of Dahabagar VDC - 3 was mischievous and playful as a child. Few girls in her locality would want to go to school, but she was among those who had a strong urge for going to schools with the boys. Her dream was never fulfilled.
The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney’s desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men.
Prativa Pandey Malla, 31, is a research scientist who has a PhD in organic chemistry from Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. She is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Technology, a company that works for research and development in the field of science and technology. She does research consulting, and is now trying to research the scope of medicinal plants in Nepal.
In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal she talks about her journey as research scientist.