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The sherpa who climbed a mountain

09/02/2003 | Panos London

Hemlata Rai hears from Pemba Doma Sherpa who climbed to the top of the world and struck a blow for Sherpa women.

Voices from the mountain: Nepal

01/01/2003 | Panos London

Interviews with Nepalis about poverty, migration, education and employment, water resources and deforestation, gender, and the impact of the Maoist insurgency on ordinary people. 

Marital rape outlawed by Nepal’s supreme court

10/01/2002 | Panos London

Less than 15 per cent of UN member-states have laws against marital rape. Nepal may soon join them, but a vast chasm of societal prejudices needs to be crossed first.

Nepal: Himalaya

05/10/2002 | Panos London

The kingdom of Nepal lies along the southern Himalaya with China to the north and India to the south. This relatively small country has a remarkably varied terrain and climate. Our partner ActionAid Nepal coordinated testimony collection during 1995 and 1996, mainly in the western part of Sindhulpalchok, a district north of Kathmandu characterised by…

Nepalis take on America to initiate abortion reform

02/01/2002 | Panos London

The Nepali Parliament has proposed a radical change in law, which, if approved, will legalise abortion for the first time. The move has the backing of several large nongovernmental groups.

Naresh Newar

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

Naresh Newar has been working as a journalist for the past 16 years writing for both local and international news agencies with special focus on armed conflict, humanitarian and environmental issues. He also worked as a the editor of Panos Radio South Asia and represented Panos Institute as one of the editors to support the…

Ramyata Limbu

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

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