Category: Policy

Radha’s talk at Afro-Asiatisches Institut Salzburg, Austria

by Radha Paudel Referentin: Radha Paudel, Menschenrechtsaktivistin und Autorin  aus Nepal Radha Paudel engagiert sich für benachteiligte Gruppen in ländlichen Regionen Nepals. Sie bricht mit dem Tabu der Menstruation, das Frauen jeden Monat ins Exil zwingt und eine Gefahr für Leib und Leben bedeutet. Mit unermüdlicher Aufklärungsarbeit in Schulen und Gemeinden überwindet sie schädliche kulturelle Praktiken und gibt […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

#Policy Analysis: #Menstruation in #Chhaupadi guideline, #Constitution, #SDG

by Radha Paudel

Abstract: The menstruation is biological phenomena and each woman experience in their lifetime. It is heavily ignored by international human rights declarations and also found same in the national level. MHM (Menstrual Health Management)/MR (Menstrual Rights) is confined under Chhaupadi that doesn’t represent all forms of restrictions and locations where and what girls and women […]