KATHMNDU, Sept 6: Youth panelists in a webinar expressed that self-commitment and family support is imperative to break the fetters of social stereotypes prevalent in the society. Four youth role models who were able to break the glass ceiling of stereotypes to realize their dreams shared their success stories and reflection on their personal and professional journey.
The fictional world of the popular TV series "Game of Thrones" may be reinforcing the existing racial, cultural and geographical stereotypes that have been part of the Western imagination of the East for centuries, a study suggests.
In our traditionally male-dominated society, women are expected to cook, do household work, and raise children. Men tell their wives what to do. Women are supposed to be shy, submissive, organized, and clean while men are expected to be tough, aggressive, dominant, lazy, and messy.
Professor Dr Dibya Singh Shah is an eminent nephrologist. She is the head of Nephrology and Transplant Medicine at Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj. She did her MBBS and MD from India, and completed training on nephrology and transplant medicine from Australia.
In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal, she talks about her inspiration and challenges she had to face as a female doctor.