‘Art is Power’; an artistic outcome by the girls who are asking for an equal world through their art work for the equal representation has begun at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited. One week long exhibition kicked off on September 22 that features around 150 representative artworks by girls.
The band primarily performs at events where they cover Nepali classics and sing their original “Thaha Chaina Bholi Ke Hola” before enthusiastic crowds. They have also recently launched their YouTube channel and are currently awaiting the release of their new single “Gunji Rahecha”. “There’s definitely an edge to being an all female rock band and we’re likely to raise more eyebrows than any other band but it also comes with a fair share of pressure,” says Renu.
KATHMANDU, March 23: The number of girl students is found to be higher in community schools and boys in private or institutional schools, attending the upcoming Secondary Education Examinations or SEE. This shows that the class and social discrimination in education continues to stay.
Director of ‘Nirbhaya Foundation’, Abhaya Subba Weise, along with eight new female singer-songwriters will perform in this year’s ‘Women in Concert’, which is scheduled to take place at Besisahar and Kathmandu on March 2 and 8 respectively.
SURKHET, Nov 20: A woman from Kalikot district has given birth to a set of conjoined twins at the Provincial Hospital in Surkhet on Sunday. The twins were born to Lalita Budha of Raskot Municipality-5. They were delivered through a Caesarean section.
KANCHANPUR, Sept 11: The Krishnapur municipality in Kanchanpur, the district in Province 7, has made arrangements for availing sanitary pads within from schools to adolescent girls during menstruation.
Starting from the mother’s womb, girl is insecure before she is born
Ready to step on this world, but her life has twist and turn
Aborting the female child with no fear and care
When they know the son is inside, oh My Dear!
JAJARKOT, Aug 1: Police have arrested Sabin Chand, 33 of Bheri municipality-4 for his alleged involvement in raping a 13 year ninth grader of Bheri municipality-2. The police are also searching for another person, Rupak Chand from the same municipality.
KHOTANG, July 29: Two teenage girls of Simapani Rural Municipality-8 of Khotang have been missing since the last 12 days. Thirteen-year-old Anita Shrestha and fifteen-year-old Sapana Tamang had reportedly gone to Kattike of the same rural municipality on July 16 after which they have become contactless.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Twenty one Nepali girls who were working illegally in two famous strip clubs of Westlands in Nairobi, Kenya were rescued after a raid operation, according to Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
ENGLAND, July 3: Some 40 secondary schools in England have banned girls from wearing skirts, one month after a school in Oxfordshire recommended it's male students wear them to deal with soaring temperatures. Schools are opting for gender-neutral uniforms to encompass transgender students, with others consulting on a ban.
Dear diary, My mom already had a routine set in her head for the day; destination: Nepal Mediciti. We drove to the hospital that very much resembled America. It was huge, attractive, and clean. As I entered, I was welcomed by the smell of spring blossoms. The hospital was well organized, to say the least, and the state of the art technology was more fascinating.
BAITADI, May 24: Pregnant women and teenage girls are facing anemia due to lack of nutrition. It is reported that the victims of anemia have been increased in pregnant women and their children, women of reproductive age group, teenage girls. According to the statistics, of the 28 thousand teenage girls in the district 43 per cent of them were victimized by the anemia.
ITAHARI, May 19: A woman accused of detaining a young girl and forcing her into sexual activities along with 17 others has been arrested from Sunsari. According to the police offices of Inaruwa and Itahari, cases have been filed against all of them.
Most women who wear glasses tend to neglect their eye makeup. After all, who cares about meticulously applied eye liner that’s hidden behind a huge pair of glasses, right? But the truth is, like any other makeup, there is a trick to making your eyes look beautiful even while having glasses on.
KATARI, May 13: In the past, women health and hygiene was never a matter of concern especially for the people living in rural areas. In fact, even the girls and women were ashamed of talking about their problems. But the boys of Shree Secondary School, Maruwa in Katari Municipality-4 of Udayapur have done something that has raised a lot of eyebrows.
KATHMANDU, May 11: U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz; National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Chief Executive Officer, Yuba Raj Bhusal, and other Nepal government officials too part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of Kanya Mandir Secondary School - the first all-girls’ school in Kathmandu.
BAJURA, April 6: Kirtichaur Secondary School based in Manakot of Gaumul Rural Municipality-5 in Bajura has presently 250 girl students. But those who have already entered monthly cycle miss schools at least five days in a month.
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: A complete men’s march is being organized on March 8, the International Women’s Day to voice their concerns for violence against women and girls. Organized by Yuwalaya, Youth Action Nepal and Yuwa, the march, is first ever event organized where young and adult men shall march for gender equality to raise their voices against increasing violence cast upon women and girls.
JHAPA, Jan 1: Sexual violence against young girls has become a widespread problem in Jhapa in recent years. However, it is little discussed. The number of girls being raped, harassed and assaulted has increased significantly.
SARLAHI, Dec 17: Preferring son to daughter is common in Madhes. The need to offer dowry during their marriage makes parent feel that girls are burden. On the other hand, boys, when they grow up, bring dowry home along with bride.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: A major study on adolescent girls’ empowerment has recommended building separate toilets and ensuring water facility in schools to improve education outcomes for adolescent girls in Nepal.