Ms. Charimaya Tamang is the epitome of courage, determination and bravery. Looking at her, no one can guess the horrors of her past. Trafficked at age sixteen and forced to become a sex worker, she has gone through the most bitter experiences that life can bring. However, she has battled those ghosts from her past to become the famous social activist that she is today.
Slavery may have been abolished the world over years ago, but it still exists in different forms even today. Not being paid their salaries/ being paid too little, having to live in substandard and unhygienic housing conditions, having to work over time, not getting enough rest and being abused and mistreated by their employers are common complaints of migrant workers. Needless to say, this is inhumane and completely against Human Rights.
Mr. Bote Rai breathed his last on the 25th of September, at the ripe old age of 106. Although it is sad that he is no more, on the brighter side, he lived longer than most people and even managed to catch the attention of national and international media due to his adventurous streak.
This book is an easy read that will take you on an emotional roller coaster ride. One minute you’ll be laughing out loud and the next thing you know – you’re on the verge of tears.
Wishes do come true! Bote Rai, who is 106 years old & hails from Dhankuta, had expressed his last wish in life as wanting to fly in an aeroplane.
Like women all over the world, women in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) strive to attain flawless skin, and one of the traditional beauty products that they use is Thanaka paste.
Some of the benefits of learning a new language is that it makes it easier for you to communicate with people of different cultures and can help you make new friends in a foreign country.
Kamakshi Rai Yakthumba is a positive, cheerful and driven lady who loves to enjoy even the simplest pleasures of life. Being a foodie, cooking has always been one of her main interests.
A Nepalese national, Mr. Dorje Gurung had been imprisoned in Qatar, where he had been working in a school as a Chemistry teacher, after complaints were filed against him by his 12 year old students.
Ramaucha Nepali Theme Events in association with Wake Up Nepal Events and Forcross Event Management is coming up with a blood donation drive pretty soon.
Human Trafficking and Unsafe Migration are very big problems being faced by our country at present. Each year, thousands of youth leave the country and go abroad in search of greener pastures.
The book deals with hope, courage, family ties and following your dreams, even in difficult times and it follows the hopes and ambitions of the two brothers and the obstacles they face while pursuing their goals.
Watching Korean TV series is an enjoyable way to keep yourself occupied when you have free time on your hands. Usually just 16 to 20 episodes long, being family friendly and with interesting story lines, they have definitely gained a lot of popularity all over the world, including Nepal.
The 103rd International Womens’ Day was celebrated worldwide on Friday, 8th of March and this year, I got to witness how the day was celebrated in a small picturesque village named Balthali in Kavre district.
The parade ground was clean and was decorated with our National Flag and colorful streamers. The audience was enthusiastic and people were there to support their near and dear ones. Among various other performances, there was a performance by very well trained dogs and they amused the audience with their daring tricks such as jumping through rings of fire and they were also trained to ‘salute’.
You don’t have to be a good dancer to enjoy dancing. There is no age limit to enjoy dance and its purpose and uses are very versatile. It can be a form of art, fun, leisure, entertainment and it is also good exercise. There are various forms of dances and these days Zumba has become very popular. It is fun to do, easy to learn and the best part is you can sweat it out and burn calories while having a good time.
We read about it in the papers and forget all about it the next day. But women and girls who have to go through such ordeals in life are the ones who have to live with the scars. Everyday cases of rape are reported in the papers as it has become a hot topic for everyone these days.
Even though the Bhutanese refugees are scattered among all the 50 states of the country, they all face similar struggles. The fight for survival continues on a daily basis. But no matter what they go through, they are glad that they finally found a place where they belong, a place that they can call their own.
For thousands of youth in Nepal, going abroad for studies is a cherished dream. These days it has become more of a trend and every other person you know is either planning to go abroad or is already there. Given all the problems our country is facing at present, it is understandable why youth would want to opt for foreign countries.
2012 has come to an end and the beginning of the New Year would be a good time to reflect on the year gone by. Have you had the time to look back on how you spent the past year? I definitely did not have the time to reflect. It is useless to try to make peace with ourselves by being pleased with everything we have done.