Women Reservation in Nepal: Flawed Policy Prescription

This Bill is biased towards narrow-band of urban-based women, in terms of the government jobs, and fails to address much larger and more deprived rural-based women population. By Chattra Bahadur An Analysis. UWB received this article in email. Within few weeks of popular uprising, the reinstated Parliament passed the Women Reservation Bill unanimously reserving 33%Continue reading “Women Reservation in Nepal: Flawed Policy Prescription”

A Nepali Girl's American Experience

By Kanchan Burathoki Saturday BlogDiary of a Nepali student Every now and then some girls who take politics classes ask me about Nepal and express their sympathy, but I wonder if they really care…. On a recent bus ride, an American asked me, “I know you think we are dumb because we don’t know anythingContinue reading “A Nepali Girl's American Experience”

A Nepali Girl’s American Experience

By Kanchan Burathoki Saturday BlogDiary of a Nepali student Every now and then some girls who take politics classes ask me about Nepal and express their sympathy, but I wonder if they really care…. On a recent bus ride, an American asked me, “I know you think we are dumb because we don’t know anythingContinue reading “A Nepali Girl’s American Experience”

Maoist Mass Meeting: City Girl’s Perspective

By Zade 15 After attending the Maoist Mass Meeting in Khula Manch, Kathmandu. …I see no reason for the crowd to get so excited. So the Maoists will be closer to our doorsteps, how happy should one feel? Who can you trust? The same applies to the SPA (Seven Party Alliance). The mass meetings inContinue reading “Maoist Mass Meeting: City Girl’s Perspective”