Devkota is a psychology and social work graduate. She currently works as a gerontologist.
If it was another time, expectant mothers would feel happy while waiting for their babies. However, the expectant mothers these days face the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), and subsequent fear, anxiety, and uncertainty. The situation is clouding their excitement. Restricted movement, lack of necessary supplements, bodily changes, mood fluctuations, limited access to healthcare […]
Malnutrition in children of Nepal has now become an elephant in the room due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The United Nations child rights agency, Unicef, has warned that 4,000 children could die in Nepal in the next six months as the pandemic has crippled the healthcare system. A hunger crisis could overtake Nepal if the […]
When I asked Sita, on a normal day, why she had stopped coming to school, she said, “I am now working in my house every morning and evening, and in the afternoons I carry composts in my neighbourhood, from where I earn decent money like other girls in the community.” This is the reality of […]