2015 LEADer Prekchhya learned an important lesson about education from a young girl determined to exceed all expectations.
Happy holidays! We’re celebrating the end of the year and FIVE years of empowering women with the “12 Days of Women LEAD.”
This post was written by Shristi Thapa, 2015 LEADer and Women LEAD Blogger
“We face harassment while travelling in buses, walking on the street, even in schools,” says 2016 LEADer Ishani.
As the 16 Days of Activism comes to a close, 2016 LEADers Anukriti and Belina discuss why we must speak out and make sure everyone knows violence against women and girls is never acceptable.
We often say that the children are the future of the nation. If so, it is important that their opinions and participation are valued, says 2016 LEADer Sajju.
Sex is still a taboo in Nepali society, and almost everyone hesitates to talk about anything related to sexual and reproductive health. The “silence,” however, can have grave consequences and 2016 LEADer Reezma wants us to speak up.
Women LEAD Co-Founder and Executive Director, Claire Naylor, was interviewed by World Politics Review about gender equality and the current status of women and girls in Nepal.
The potential for young women to be a strong force for change in Nepal is huge, but their voices, and experience remain marginalized in the democratic process.
“I want to use trekking as a way to do good,” says 2016 LEADer, Sabina.