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From NGO to enterprise: The paradigm shift of self-defence training in Nepal

It had been a few months since her uncle (her mother’s brother) harassed her. However, this teenage girl, studying at a secondary school in Lalitpur, could not report this issue to anyone. She thought no one would support her. When her school organised a ‘self-defence’ training in 2018, she learned why it was important to […]

Photo story: Sabita Thapa is happy to sit for her SEE

Sixteen-year-old Sabita Thapa is one of the 475,003 students sitting for the SEE this year. But she is different from other students taking the exam. Thapa’s two wrists are ‘incomplete’. She does not have fingers to hold the pen as her classmates do. She uses both of her limbs to hold a pen and write. […]