2022 Gender Appeal

Change begins with me – a husband!

Change begins with me – a husband!

February 14, 2022
Prakash Chandra Kewat, a gender champion of UMN’s Gender Equality Project, once thought that women were meant to stay at home and cover all the household work. Since childhood, this was what he saw and learned. As he grew up, he never saw his father engage in any household chores nor did he see any men in his neighbourhood do housework.

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Help us create happier communities!

Help us create happier communities!

February 9, 2022
Please join hands with UMN to support our Gender Appeal that is fundraising to provide for gender workshops planned for 2022 across Nepal. Hear Cheli Gurung, UMN's Senior Programme Officer in Gender, in this short 30 second video.

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Leaving the house and learning

Leaving the house and learning

January 7, 2022
Rima Kumari Harijan, 25, is from a Madhesi community and lives with her joint family in Langadipakad village of Nawalparasi District. In the Madhesi culture, the patriarchal system is strongly practised. Men hold more power and deprive women of many things. The daughters-in-law have to stay limited inside their homes and are not allowed to go outside alone without a family member.

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