NEPAL: Orphaned children build family relationships in SOS Villages

NEPAL: Orphaned children build family relationships in SOS Villages

Stephan Bailey – WNN Features WNN – Women News Network journalist Stephen Bailey stops in Kathmandu to spend time and talk with Ms. Surya Kamari, one of the former ‘moms’, and later ‘grandmothers’, who worked with countless orphaned children through a very special program called SOS Children’s Villages Nepal. For International Women’s Day we are […]

Education through water santition can save lives in Nepal

Education through water santition can save lives in Nepal

WNN Improve It (WNN/IRIN) Kathmadu, NEPAL: Insufficient, fragmented and misdirected investment in the water and sanitation sector has hindered the fight against diarrhoea, leaving it one of Nepal’s leading child killers despite hundreds of millions of dollars having been invested, say practitioners. While health programming has helped reduce the severity and fatality of diarrhoea among children […]

Centuries old Nepal banishment ritual endangers girls and women

Centuries old Nepal banishment ritual endangers girls and women

Nepal correspondent Nilima Raut with Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) KATHMANDU: The centuries old practice of chhaupadi in Nepal can cause prolonged depression in girls and women. In extreme cases it can also cause death. Chhaupadi pratha, or ritual practice, places Nepali women and girls in a limbo of isolation. In history it is […]