What is opposite of Patriarchy? Matriarchy!
March 24th, 2015

We all know violence against women is getting all the more rampant and violent in nature. Look back at the news articles of past one month; the incidents reported is spine chilling. Remember the incident where a teacher, reasoning not completing homework, pulled out hair of a 7-year-old girl! Just think if that little girl were yours – how would you feel? How do we feel when we hear that a father/grandfather who is epitome of love and compassion for a child rapes his daughter/grand daughter?! How can we express emotions? If a girl is studying with hope and enthusiasm for future is suddenly attacked with acid by a random frivolous boy then how do we feel, how should we feel? Read More…

Privatisation, Economic Liberalization and Impacts on Women Workers in Nepal
November 25th, 2009

Nepal is one of the least developed poorest country in the world. Our socio-economic life and hence the national life is largely dependent on agriculture. Of the total, 42 percent of the national income is being contributed by agriculture and almost 81% of the population is employed in this sector. However, agriculture itself is in a very miserable condition. It has become a way of life to majority of the population, but its fruitfulness is decreasing every year. Majority of women worker are in this sector, which their work been considered as unproductive work as most of them are unpaid family workers. Read More…