Category: Child Marriage

Radha-I am a citizen of Rape Accepted Country

by Radha Paudel

बलात्कार स्वीकारिएको देशको नागरिक म—राधा मैले बारम्बार सार्बजनिक रुपमा नै भन्दै आएको छु —आजका मितीमा यदि मलाई बलात्कार भयोभने मैले कम्तिमा पनि सयपटक आफूले आफैलाई सोध्नेछु उजुरी गरु कि नगरु  भनेर |तथापी मलाई कोहि कसैले अनिच्छित रुपमा जिस्काउन पनि पाउदैन; गलत द्रिस्तिकोनले हेर्नपनि पाउदैन अर्थात् हेर्योभने दुर्ब्ब्यबहर हुन्छ वा अपराध हो भन्ने थाहा भएको, यहि […]

Dialogue on Dignified Menstruation at Dailekh

by Radha Paudel

Dialogue on Dignified Menstruation at Dailekh, 21-28, August 2017 where we lost two 14 years and 19 years girls due to #menstrualrestriction by snake bitesInteraction with #faithhealers Discussion with #Mother‘sgroupGroup work and discussion with #politicalleadersHome visit who are #rolemodelsDiscussion with #students from grade 7,8,9,10Singing and dancing during #teej2017Interface program with CSOsSpoke on dignified menstruation and #rishipanchamiLive speech over three FMs at Dailekh bazar Soraj Shahi,Cameraman […]

Historical Take: Chhaupadi Penalized, August 9, 2017

by Radha Paudel

It is historical and tremendous pleasure that Nepal criminalized the Chhaupadi by Legislature Parliament August 9, 2017 (Ref:http://www.myrepublica.com/news/25343/). I was in National Reconstruction Authority, Nepal Government for sharing my thoughts on dignified menstruation or why the menstruation is human right concern and role of engineers while doing reconstruction work over earthquake affected areas. I overwhelmed […]

Policy is Urgently required for redressing #Chhaupadi, #menstrualrestriction

by Radha Paudel

Round table Discussion at Annapurna Post July 21, 2017 Round Table Discussion at Annapurna Post, July 21, 2017Add caption National Human Right Commission at July 20, 2017 July 22, 2017Add caption Annapurna Post, July 22, 2017

Dialogue: Shed for Menstruation

by Radha Paudel

 Clean Sheds during Menstruation:  While walking through the villages to villages in Dailekh, I met Kamala (name changed), married, adolescent girl. She smiled and pointed the shed and shared, ‘my sister in law and myself started to use my maternal shed during menstruation because shed of maternal house is clean than here’.  Kamala’s father was […]

USA Trip 2016: Activities at Various places

by Radha Paudel

This is my fourth trip to USA. I was invited by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for giving presentation on Menstrual Health Management in Nepal. Shanta and myself joined and contributed in five days program. There were so many talks,discussion at LA, Texsas, Florida. Few Photos were shared here (Please scrolled down). Meeting with Ashok […]

Madhesh Women Empowerment, Parsa, Nepal

by Radha Paudel

I had deep feeling to engage critically at Terai when I witnessed so many evils regarding empowerment of women and girls specially hurt by child and early marriage, dowry, domestic violence. It was not easy though I continuously attempted many ways such as spent four weeks in Terai during boarder blockade, investigation a case of […]

#Rinku is a Malala,and so many others from Nepal to break Silence around #Child Marriage

by Radha Paudel

Radha was talking with Rinku , April 30, 2016 Birgunj (consent taken for display) When I was studying at grade four, I heard and observed that many very young girls were getting married in my village, said by 18 years (her parents and neighbours hadn’t agree with her age, claiming 19 years) young, Terai Dalit […]

Child Marriage and Dowry in Nepal

by Radha Paudel

While going through the literature, panellists and audiences on child marriage and dowry conference at Kathmandu, March 18, 2016, organized by Child Marriage and Dowry Eradication, National Campaign, Nepal, I deeply hurt and found gap in understanding the concepts. Indeed, it demands inter- sectional understanding and inferential way forward to get results on time. Here […]

#teraiblockade, #Madhesh Movement,#peacevigils: A Ground Reality

by Radha Paudel

Appealing for Meaningful Dialogue, Dec 7, 2016 at Lalbandhi, Sarlahi After the series of meeting with media, human right activists, finally  put the pressure to government and Madhes leaders for meaningful dialogue in Lahan, Siraha, Dec 10, 2015 Women in Chitwan stands for meaningful dialogue at Pulchock, Dec 15, 2015 Media, human right activists continuously […]