Category: Karnali

Waltraud Hubinger’s Master’s Thesis is ‘Khalangama Hamala’

by Radha Paudel

She is Waltraud Hubinger, she  a Senior Student finalizing my master´s degree in “languages and culture of South Asia”. During these studies, she has  Hindi and Nepali emphasizing the later. To prepare her master´s  thesis she has translated Khalangama Hamala completely from Nepali into German language. By analyzing the written text, she tried to reconstruct […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

Short Filming is Vehicle for Harmony and PEACE

by Radha Paudel

A days training on short filming is organized by the Radha Paudel Foundation in partnership with Action Works Nepal, PACE Nepal and RACE Nepal, at hotel Kanjirowa, Jumla, dated on 10-18 April, 2017 where participants come from Mugu, Kalikot and Jumla where seven participants were female and rest of them male. The participants from Mugu […]