Category: Development

#Shed, #Chhaupadi, #Achham, #Dailekh, #Kailali, #Menstruation

by Radha Paudel

Often I think, my blood is all about menstrual blood, my breath all about menstrual blood and I am thinking , working, writing, doing etc. about menstruation associated with Human Right, Peace, Empowerment, SDGs WASH in many ways.  Just about a week ago I was in Dailekh for same and I have few photos of […]

#MHM, #Dialogue, #Niharika #School, #Okharpauwa

by Radha Paudel

July 1, 2017, Saturday, Niharika School Machhapokhari and British Council jointly organized a dialogue program on #MHM where students and teachers also invited from Nuwakot. It was 2 hours program though very powerful. Girls and boys are really moving. Here, I have shared few photos for documentation purpose. I was facilitated along with Lochana Adhikari, […]

Poem on Menstrual restriction

by Radha Paudel

बली मागिरहन्छ छोरीहरु छाउ गोठमा। भगवानको घर, चाहे जो सुकैको होस्,मैले देख्छु आमा, बा, अनी देश ।सबैले पुजे पादुका, मागे होलान् आसिर्बाद,पुगे ४० दशक अघि, गरे देशमै मर्ने अटोट ।+++++++++++बुर्कुसी मार्दै गरेको, त्यो साथी पाठो,भन्न पाउन्न, चडदिन बलिमा ।आलो रगतले पोतिएको आमुक भगवान,बली मागिरहन्छ छोरीहरु छाउ गोठमा।+++++++++++सर्प या धुवा या चिसो या बलत्कार,कोख खाली छैन, […]

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 […]

Menstrual Activism in Dailekh

by Radha Paudel

Facilitating group discussion at Subham Hotel Group members presenting their discussion and taking group responsibility, Subham Hotel Having discussion with Anita Newly elected political leaders Add caption Paduka Temple with Sarala Regmi and Shreelata on the way to Jambukad. It is sad reality that the blood is being use as pure in temple by slaughtering […]

Open Letter: Education about Menstruation Changes Everything

by Radha Paudel

The tug of war was observed at CSW 61th meeting, March 17. One side of the Nepalese coin was explaining that Nepal has historical moment for women where three key leading position are holding by rural women who represented from Eastern and western rural Nepal. More importantly, Nepal gets the membership in CEDAW committee at […]

Hills

by Radha Paudel

   Every moment, You are so sweet, natural and naive, Thrilled, respect and love. when you spread your never closed arms,  I simply kissing you by spirit, Very sad why do other don’t see as I see, as I love. Each peak, blinking eyes, biting teeth and teasing me. I saw my shadow over you, […]

Slogans for Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017

by Radha Paudel

 I have advised to use the following slogans to all organisations who are interested to organise programs related to MHM. 1.       Menstruation is Everyone business 2.       I belong Bramin, hill caste but never ever follow any restriction, nothing happen to me and my family 3.       I am son of Bramin, see my holy thread (janai), […]

National Song-Nepal is Sangrila

by Radha Paudel

हेर हेर, हेर नेपाल गज्जब छ,हेर हेर, हेर नेपाल गज्जब छ, नदी मात्रै हैन, बिजुली एही छ,पाखुरी मात्रै हैन, रोजगार एही छ .सुन सुन सुन नेपाल गज्जब छ,सुन सुन सुन नेपाल गज्जब छ । तराइ मात्रै हैन, संसार हाँक्ने हिमाल छ,तराइ हिमाल जोड्ने, बेजोड् नेपालीमन छ । बुझ बुझ बुझ नेपाल गज्जब छबुझ बुझ बुझ […]