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See How These 7 Nepalese Girls Worked with WaterAid in a Campaign to End Menstrual Taboos

In an inspiring campaign by WaterAid "to improve girls' ability to manage their periods through better access to water, toilets and sanitary supplies... Read More »

Nepal Elects Its First Female President

Nepal's parliament elected their country's first female president on Wednesday. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, 54, is only the second person to be elected pre... Read More »

How This Female Athlete is Blazing a Trail for Women in Nepal

Mira Rai faced many challenges as a young Napalese woman from a poor village, born to two landless labor parents in one of the nation's poorest countr... Read More »

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These Brave Girls Are Raising Awareness for Women's Rights in Nepal in the Best Way Possible

By Danica Lo She's only 28, but Maggie Doyne is the legal guardian of 50 boys and girls in Nepal. In fact, ten years ago, Doyne took $5,000 of he... Read More »