Category: Karnali

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 […]

Cross-Section of Menstrual Polices and Practices in Nepal, Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation

by Radha Paudel

This Presentation was prepared for National Consultative Workshop on MHM (Menstrual Health Management) in Nepal organized by Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation, February 9-10, 2017 at Training Institute of Water Supply and Sanitation, Nagarkot. I was in Bangkok for N-Peace Award so I supposed to deliver by online but no signal appeared from Nepal […]

Blood: Pride Not Stigma

by Radha Paudel

Here, I am sharing the contents of my book entitled blood: Pride NOT stigma.  Chapter One: Violation of Menstrual Code. 1 Chapter Two: No More Pain, Pride and Power. 16 Chapter Three:  Shaked, and shocked Again. 22 Chapter Four: Menstrual Restrictions in various places and communities. 29 . Chapter Five: Chhaupadi is practicing globally not […]

Varieties of Cowshed used for Menstrual Period and childbirth in Nepal !

by Radha Paudel

WUNRN http://www.wunrn.com Action Works Nepal – http://www.actionworksnepal.com/ – Radha Paudel, Founder & President From Radha Paudel in Nepal. “ I am translating and sharing stories on childbirth and periods in sheds which I have been fighting for a very long time. It is published in national online newspapers in Nepali.  NEPAL – CHILDBIRTH IN SHEDS DIALOGUE 2016-12-05 […]

Report on Anti/Chhaupadi Campaign, Gender, Inclusion and Women Empowerment

by Radha Paudel

FYI: I was invited by Sarbodaya Nepal, I do not take a single penny. They took care of my food, accommodation and transport when I was in Jumla. Overall Summary: In order to empower rural women, the series of discussion meetings (Review and Reflection) is conducted in various villages of Jumla districts; Dillichaur for Dillichaur […]

Letter to Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal, Prachanda regarding his speech on Karnali

by Radha Paudel

सम्माननिय प्रधानमन्त्री पुष्पकमल  पुष्पकमल दाहाल प्रचन्ड ज्यु, नमस्कार ! सन्जोगले जुराएको हो तपाईं दोस्रो पटक प्रधानमंत्री भएपछी गरेको पहिलो सम्बोधन टेलि भिजनमा हेर्नलाई । तपाईंको पाटिको तर्फबाट तपाईं तेस्रो प्रधानमन्त्री हो। यो वा त्यो बहानमा तपाईंको पाटी सरकारमा जानबाट  अछुतो छैन अर्थात तपाईं र तपाईंको पाटी सरकारमा के होला भनेर तर्सिरहनु पर्ने वा सबै नौलो र अचम्म लाग्ने […]

ॠषि पञ्चमिमा बाजेको सम्झना

by Radha Paudel

आज कृष्ण अस्टमी चितवनमा बिरामी परेर भर्ना भएकाबालाई भन्दा पनि बाजुरामा करीबदुई महिना अघी भेटियेका बाजेलाईखुबै सम्झे। तेही नियास्रो मेटाउनलाईयो कोसेली पस्केको छु। मरी मरीफोन लगाउन कोशीस गरे तर पटककैजोडीएन। अर्को मनले चित्त बुझाये, हैन बाजे पूजा लगाउन्बेस्त छन होला ।यो पनि सम्झे उनले  अबको पाचौदिनमा ॠषि पञ्चमिको पनिपूजा लगाउchhan। भबिस्योतार पुरान अनुसार  ॠषि पञ्चमी […]

#Jumlahospital, #C-section, #Bloodtransfusion

by Radha Paudel

When Dr Nilamber Jha was presenting his three years’ experience in Karnali Academy Institute of Health Science as Recter at BPKIHS, Dharan in April 15, 2016,  I was smiling because he was saying that the circumstances of Jumla hospital was so challenging due to local staff’s dadagiri, geography, scary flights, languages and so on. He […]