KATHMANDU, Oct 18: With by-elections slated for November approaching fast, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has prioritized the widows of its deceased lawmakers as candidates from the party.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Two Nepali Sherpa women hope to conquer Mount Everest next month, finishing off the job their husbands started in a bid to empower fellow widows and prove there is life after death.

Child widows sheltering at hermitage

October 25, 2017 03:05 am

PARBAT, Oct 24: In 1956, Padma Acharya of Ward No.5, Modi Rural Municipality, got married at the tender age of ten. At those times, early marriage was very much prevalent in our society. Three years after her marriage, she lost her husband Narayan Bhuwaji before she could understand the relationship of husband and wife. At that time, the traditional conservative society tried its best to break her down by blaming her for the death of her husband.