Category: education

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 […]

Compatibility Assessment of School Textbook with Dignified Menstruation

by Radha Paudel

Background: The WASH consortium organized a regional workshop in Feb, 2017 at Tulshipur, Dang where the stakeholders across Nepal including activists, role models and government people gathered and declared a 15 points commitment for creating environment for dignified menstruation. Among them a commitment was develop a school curriculum from grade four to ten. Therefore, this […]

धोको फेरेर रुन नपाएको दशैँ

by Radha Paudel

सधै झैँ झन्डै २६ वर्ष पहिलेको दशैँमा बिहान सातै बजे घरमा मार हान्न गाउका दाइहरु आए. करिब छ बर्ष देखि नै मैले मार हान्ने कुरालाई तिलान्जली गरिसकेकोले घर भित्रै बसिरहे. यसरी बस्नुको पछाडी म साहाकारी भएकोले मात्र होइन, म माइनस भएको थिय. बर्खे बिदामा घरमा आउदा मैले महिनाबरिको प्रकिया बाआमसंग छलफल गरिसकेकोले मेरो घरमा पहिले […]

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 […]

#teejsong2017, #teej, #menstruation, #respectparents

by Radha Paudel

घुम्दै फिर्दै, बर्सै दिनको तीज आयो, ८० बर्से बाउलाई भेट्ने दिन आयो । दिदि, भिनाजु छोराछोरी सबै भेला हुन्छौ, भाई बुहारी बा पेट मिची मिची नाच्छौ ।घुम्दै फिर्दै, बर्सै दिनको तीज आयो,गाउ घरका सङिहरु भेट्ने दिन आयो ।+++++++कोही सम्जन्छन् आमाको नाच, कोही मिठो अचार्,मैले सम्झिये गीत, दिदिले भाचिन कम्मर ।घुम्दै फिर्दै, बर्सै दिनको तीज आयो,घरै रमाइलो, टोलै रमाइलो, […]

#teejsong2017, #menstruation

by Radha Paudel

तीजको लहर आयोबरिलै,  तीजको लहरआयो बरिलै,  दाजु भाई, दिदीर बहिनी रमाउबरिलै । +++++++++++++++++ चहिदैन गहना, चहिदैन महँगा लुगा पनि, पञ्चमी पूजा लाउ, नभने है सबै मिली ।  तीजकोलहर आयो बरिलै,  तीजको लहर आयोबरिलै , दाजु भाई, दिदीर बहिनी रमाउबरिलै । +++++++ बिदेशबाट  आयोफोन,  बनैमाभाउजु बोल्छिन, मेसेन्जार्माफुर्किएर आमा नातिनीनचाउछिन् । प्रकिर्ती चिन्न बिज्ञानलेसगायो, अपठ्यरो जिबन सजिलोबनायो […]

#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 […]

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 […]

The Proposed Activities for Focusing on May 28, 2017

by Radha Paudel

 First my sincere apology for not able to participate in meeting as well as not responding earlier. My life is running with activism on menstrual rights 24/7 so I determined to write back to you all even late. However, I believed that we are not much delay. Today is May 7 means we have enough […]

बोल्ने चराको कथा

by Radha Paudel

मैलेआकाशमा चराहरु उडेको देखेर लोभ, रिस , जिज्ञासार मनोरन्जन सबै अनुभुब गर्थे।कहिलेकाही सपनामा चरा भएको देख्थेत कहिलेकही बिपनमा सपना देख्थे ।एही कौतुहलतामा बहकिदै गर्दा कुनै आकार प्रकारनदेखिने तर घुहुघुहु घुहुघुहुआबाज लिएर आकाशमा दौदिएहेकोसुने र आमलाई सोधेआमा के दौदिन्छ आकाशमा? आमाले जबाफ दिनु वोजहाज। गर्मी महिनमा आगन्मा उत्तानो सुतेर ताराहरु गन्दै गर्दा, चिप्लिएर आकाशबाट खस्ने ताराहरु […]