Category: Terai

WHRD attacked over Witchcraft Allegation

by Radha Paudel

Rajkumari Updathaya, 55 years, Women Human Right Defender (WHRD) was  attacked over witchcraft allegation in her apartment on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Thus, I was there for solidarity and support. Media Coverage of Rally Had quick meeting with Mamta jee and others  Meeting with Social Workers, Prakash Tharu and Dinesh Chandra Giri Meeting with Ganesh Lath, […]

#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, […]

The Dark Side of My Peace Journey

by Radha Paudel

Due to my personal background, I do not have anything in public till mid 2012 though I am working socially since childhood. I engaged fund raising program since primary school through Junior Red Cross Circle. Since 1994, I voluntarily taught the children of sweepers and doctors at Bharatpur hospital. I also started to work in […]

Myths, Rumours, Misconceptions around Menstruation

by Radha Paudel

I have been working around menstrual hygiene and rights since childhood. I have very long and interesting stories on how and why I engaged. I have identified various forms of restrictions,myths, misconceptions though like to share here. Hope you  will like this.  1.       The menstrual blood was mixed in the Bhang (The special food of […]

Madhesh Women Empowerment, Parsa, Nepal

by Radha Paudel

I had deep feeling to engage critically at Terai when I witnessed so many evils regarding empowerment of women and girls specially hurt by child and early marriage, dowry, domestic violence. It was not easy though I continuously attempted many ways such as spent four weeks in Terai during boarder blockade, investigation a case of […]

#teraiblockade, #Madhesh Movement,#peacevigils: A Ground Reality

by Radha Paudel

Appealing for Meaningful Dialogue, Dec 7, 2016 at Lalbandhi, Sarlahi After the series of meeting with media, human right activists, finally  put the pressure to government and Madhes leaders for meaningful dialogue in Lahan, Siraha, Dec 10, 2015 Women in Chitwan stands for meaningful dialogue at Pulchock, Dec 15, 2015 Media, human right activists continuously […]