Category: Development

Women’s representation in Politics in Nepal

by Radha Paudel

Women lose election NOT ONLY patriarchal mindset of political parties BUT ALSO women heavily occupied by patriarchal mindset (here we shouldn’t generalize the word of patriarchy as west. The gravity and magnitude of impact in Nepal is huge and complex too). Today, we have to speak very frankly and honestly about any issues no matter […]

Living Goddess is crime by constitution and human right

by Radha Paudel

जब मैले समाचार पढे, एकछिन त आखै देखिन, सास रोकिएला रोकिएला जस्तो भो. मैले नपाएका छोरीहरु र नातिनीहरू छोड्न मलाई तेती सजिलो लाग्दैन तर सामाजिक प्रतिष्ठाका लागि आफ्नो सन्तान जिउदै चदाउन कसरी सकेका होलान ती बा आमा. अनि पश्चिम नेपाल नजानेको, नदेखेको छोरीहरुलाई छाउ गोठ मा राख्छन भन्ने शिछित, बैज्ञानिक, धनी kathamandu कसरि सदीयौ देखि […]

महिनावारी हामी सबैको जिम्मेबारी Menstruation is Everyone’s Business

by Radha Paudel

It is mini handbook, included 67 questions related to menstruation, found in Nepal during a course of my work, study and experience. It could be useful to any kinds of scholars and activists around menstruation. I wanted to publish it as handbook so would help in building confidence to initiate dialogue around dignified menstruation. महिनाबारीको […]

Flood Observation and Support at Madi Chitwan, September 2017

by Radha Paudel

Radha Paudel Foundation supported seven families to construct the house in coordination with local political leaders, youth clubs, women leaders, media. They were dalit, widow, person with disability and poor. They will finish their construction before Dashain.  I had meetings at Municipality officer with political leaders, hospital with medical team and hospital development commiitee for […]

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 […]

Missing the link: Demolish and Re-building sheds for Menstruation

by Radha Paudel

   This photo from Achham, by Deuma Bhat New style of shed, at Achham, by Deuma Bhat Demolish of Menstrual Sheds: The term of Chhaupadi is started to occupy in development discourse specially in health along with the pilot projects on Safe Motherhood about two decades before. Unfortunately, it is only confined with childbirth, safe […]