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.

Female future leaders

December 20, 2021 14:30 pm

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.

SYDNEY DEC 13: Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday appointed a woman to head a major Australian spy agency for the first time.

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.

Sanitary pads for female students

January 6, 2019 15:33 pm

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.

Journey of female art entrepreneurs

December 10, 2018 12:15 pm

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.

Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

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.

MOSCOW, June 21: A female reporter groped live on air at the World Cup has spoken out about harassment by sports fans.

Udan: Depiction of female psyche

June 4, 2018 09:36 am

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.

TOKYO, April 29: The Japan Sumo Association says it will consider outside opinions from experts and the public over its much criticized policy of banning women from entering the sumo ring.

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.

Two scientists who specialize in the organism explain the surprisingly simple things that make a woman more likely to climax.

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.


February 14, 2018 10:03 am

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.

Raising a female pup

February 2, 2018 08:06 am

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.

DHADING, Jan 2: Donning bright yellow helmets on their heads, gloves around their hands and gumboots around their feet, a large number of women in Dhading are found working as masons these days.

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.

JHAPA, Dec 7: With the aim of setting an example of women-friendly polling center, two such centers in Jhapa will be handled exclusively by female staffers only during the December 7 polls.

JHAPA, Dec 6: With the aim of setting an example of women-friendly polling center, two such centers in Jhapa will be handled exclusively by female staffers only during the December 7 polls.

Beauty pageant for female inmates held in Brazil prison


November 16, 2017 12:11 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Supreme Court today directed government authorities to ensure equal remuneration for male and female workers in various enterprises and monitor the situation properly.

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.

POKHARA, Oct 7: The number of female voters for the parliamentary and provincial elections has increased significantly in Kaski. There are 39,599 new female voters as per the latest voter's list.

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.

Tough battle for female PoY award

September 7, 2017 02:15 am

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).

KATHMANDU, August 24: Female devotees have started thronging Pashupatinath Temple from today morning to celebrate Haritalika Teej festival.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expanded his cabinet on Wednesday.  He has given space to only three female candidates in his 29-member team.

DHANGADHI, May 25: The number of female voters in the second-round of local-level election on coming June 14 is more by 7,499 than male voters in Dhangadhi.

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.

POKHARA, May 11: Two female volleyball players in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City have announced their support for Nepali Congress in the local level elections slated for May 14.

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.

CHITWAN, May 5: Unlike many other districts, major political parties have picked some female candidates for the major posts of various local units in Chitwan.

DHADING, April 29: There are hardly any female aspirants for the major posts of two municipalities and 11 rural municipalities of Dhading for the upcoming local elections.

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.

MILAN, April 2: Italy could soon become the first Western country to offer paid “menstrual leave” to female workers.

13 female Nobel laureates in literature

Female domain

March 6, 2017 09:46 am

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.

Female Int’l Taekwondo in April

March 6, 2017 09:31 am

KATHMANDU, March 6: Women’s Empowerment Committee (WEC) of Nepal Taekwondo Association (NTA) is set to organize the First Female International Taekwondo on April 5 to 6 in Kathmandu.

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.

Are female doctors better?

December 21, 2016 00:15 am

Patients cared for by women were less likely to die or return to the hospital after discharge