The gender dimension of the pandemic has received far less attention than its racial and socioeconomic aspects. Whenever we do shift our focus to the post-pandemic recovery, we must use that occasion to enact changes that will improve women’s lives.
PARIS, March 5: Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home on Thursday as authorities closed schools in more than a dozen countries in an attempt to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, UNESCO said.
The decade-long Maoist insurgency, many believe, legitimized the use of violence in Nepali society. There is some evidence to support this theory. After the warring Maoists were successfully mainstreamed with the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2006, a spate of small armed groups sprang up around the country, both up in the hills and down in the Tarai plains.