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‘Nepal’ posts

Barpak Conference 2016: “We feel you have come here to help us move forward”

Monday, May 30th, 2016 Posted in Humanitarian, Nepal | No Comments »

Written by Prasen Khati "This is the first national conference organised in our village. We feel you have come to share our grief and help us move forward. We so much appreciate you coming here."

Nepal, One Year On

Monday, April 25th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Humanitarian, Land rights, Nepal | No Comments »

Millions still displaced or in temporary shelters, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery

Unlocking women’s potential from the grassroots up

Friday, April 15th, 2016 Posted in Gender Equality, Nepal, Pakistan, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Lorina Sthapit and Mona Mehta “What will these village women do or say in such a high level conference? Look at their photos[on visa application], it doesn't look like they will understand anything, let alone contribute.” – Anonymous government official

Utilizing remittance for access to financial and enterprise services for rural women in Nepal

Monday, January 18th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Nepal | No Comments »

  Rural enterprise development is a key to poverty alleviation in Nepal as the government’s 13th development plan includes micro-enterprise development as part of strategy for poverty reduction.

Response to Nepal earthquake

Sunday, April 26th, 2015 Posted in Nepal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2647" align="alignleft" width="199"] People search for survivors stuck under the rubble of a destroyed building in Kathmandu.Credit: EPA / NARENDRA SHRESTHA[/caption]

The Women Climate Fighters of Nepal

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, food security, Gender Equality, Inequality, Nepal, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Krishnaa Budha: Water that Changes the Village Residents of Tolepani village in Dailekh, Nepal, had virtually no water to drink. Women had to walk down to Lohorey river for 2 hours for a couple of pitchers of drinking water. Without water, ...

Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

18th SAARC Summit: A Missed Opportunity for South Asia?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Monisha Biswas We are aware that the Millennium Development Goals set a target to half down poverty and hunger by 2015 and we know the status of progress. But many of us are not aware about a much comprehensive framework ...