“Things have gone out of control,” said one chamomile farmer.
"It’s an extreme form of violence of menstrual exile, which has physical emotional and psychological consequences. The women are seen as untouchable."
Harshvardhan Joshi just got back from the deadliest adventure of his life. He describes it here in detail.
It takes 14 hours to bring COVID-19 supplies from the closest hospital to this remote location in Nepal.
Despite a rule that stipulates all objects carried by climbers to Everest must be brought back, cylinders are sometimes left buried under snow.
The ministry has also cancelled their summit certificates after finding out their pictures at the peak were Photoshopped.
The top three officials advocating for this policy are all men. Of course.
Proposed industrial projects – across 12 states that span the Himalayan mountain range – threaten immense ecological damage and loss of livelihood.
As Nepal’s COVID-19 lockdown deprives young girls of menstrual hygiene products, they are learning to make their own reusable sanitary napkins.