KATHMANDU, April 28: UN Women Nepal and Rakuten Viber, the company behind the messenger and calling app Viber, have forged a partnership to use Viber 'community' as an innovative platform to reach out to communities in order to promote Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE).

Gender bias: Nepali style

March 8, 2019 09:51 am

Today is International Women’s Day and as working women all over the country kick back and relax (hopefully), it’s time to re-visit the recurring theme for today. In the case of Nepal, it is the same every year – a commemoration of our journey to this point in time or, in other words, a reminder of just how far we have come in terms of women’s rights and empowerment.