Category: Health

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 […]

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, […]

#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, […]

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 […]

Radha’s Experience on Dignified Menstruation and Menstrual Health Management (MHM) and Rghts

by Radha Paudel

·         2013 onwards, Key Informant for Global researchers, film makers on MHM and Rights  restrictions, policies, barriers/challenges and activism ·         2013 onwards, spoke with international media for documentary/films, newspapers, radio etc. such as  Guardian, Discovery, Home Bird, Germany, BNN Netherland, South Korea, Canada, Vergina Loaf Netherland etc. ·         2017, Member for Policy on MHM, Ministry […]