Post Tagged with: "Nepal"

Nepal Outlaws Hindu Menstrual Shaming Tradition “Chhaupadi” Which Shuns Women From Society

Nepal Outlaws Hindu Menstrual Shaming Tradition “Chhaupadi” Which Shuns Women From Society

We’ve talked a lot about menstrual stigma and period shaming. How it affects women in developed countries like America and the US with ridiculous “tampon taxes” and women being denied […]

August 30, 2017 ×
New Jersey Woman Maggie Doyne Left Her Life Of Privilege To Move To Nepal & Adopt 51 Children

New Jersey Woman Maggie Doyne Left Her Life Of Privilege To Move To Nepal & Adopt 51 Children

When we look at the news each day we see so many depressing stories that can leave us feeling disappointed and disillusioned with the world. In some cases, we are […]

December 22, 2015 ×
Women’s Rights Champion Bidhya Devi Bhandari Elected As Nepal’s 1st Female President

Women’s Rights Champion Bidhya Devi Bhandari Elected As Nepal’s 1st Female President

Just call her Madam President! In a historic move, Nepal has elected its first female president, Bidhya Devi Bhandari. She is known as a champion of women’s rights and minorities, […]

October 30, 2015 ×
Former Child Soldier Swaps Fighting For Fitness And Now Runs Races To Inspire Other Girls

Former Child Soldier Swaps Fighting For Fitness And Now Runs Races To Inspire Other Girls

We started this website with the idea to share stories about inspirational women doing amazing things for people in their communities, breaking barriers and changing the world. While we knew […]

October 27, 2015 ×
These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

If you aren’t already familiar with the organization She’s The First, you’re about to be. They are a non-profit which advocates for the education of girls in developing countries by […]

September 25, 2015 ×
Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

The April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal not only devastated the country and its inhabitants, but sent tremors around the world to the impact of these natural disasters. […]

June 24, 2015 ×
The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

Apparently, being born a girl in Nepal is considered to be “worthless”. That was the reality Chuna Devi grew up with all her life. The 47 year old mother of […]

December 27, 2013 ×
CNN Hero Of The Year: Nepalese Woman With A Heart For Children Of Imprisoned Parents.

CNN Hero Of The Year: Nepalese Woman With A Heart For Children Of Imprisoned Parents.

Every year CNN holds their ‘Heroes Awards’ and every year they find the most incredible people doing wonderful things in the world. It does make me wonder why these stories […]

December 3, 2012 ×