KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Dilu Khadka, a local of Dailekh, is blind by birth. She has passed the intermediate level but she had little knowledge about reproductive health until she gave birth to her two sons.

Sense and insensitivity

December 29, 2019 11:33 am

I woke up with a sense of panic. Being a single parent meant my kids would starve if I got sick and I had been very unwell for few days. Then I saw my sixteen-year-old boy cooking in the kitchen. Sense of relief awash, I looked at my two-and-a-half- years-old toddler. She was already fed and changed. My sixteen-year-old son shouldn’t have to be a parent or a guardian to his half sister and his mum.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen, Thamamaya Thapa, has urged the international community to extend support in order to attain sustainable development goals within 2030 and to promote reproductive rights.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal has made a significant progress in maternal health and family planning since 1994, according to a recent report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). However, reproductive rights still remain out of reach for many women in Nepal.