Nepal women’s talk radio works to mediate conflict within communities

Nepal women’s talk radio works to mediate conflict within communities

Jiyoung Han – WNN Media (WNN/SFCG) Siraha, NEPAL, SOUTHERN ASIA: Sanju Kumari Das is a petite, soft-spoken woman, but don’t let that fool you. Hailing from Siraha, a volatile district in Nepal’s eastern Terai, this formidable 26 year-old commands the attention of political giants, helps end nationwide strikes, and is one only a handful of […]

Nepal’s ASMITA Brings Women Powerful Advocacy

Nepal’s ASMITA Brings Women Powerful Advocacy

Drea Knufken – WNN Features It’s not often that you hear about a small group of female media activists playing a pivotal role in a country’s history. . . (WNN) Kathmandu, NEPAL:  In Nepal, a group that goes by the name ASMITA — which means literally, “dignity” and “identity”— has, for the past 19 years, […]