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January 17, 2019

Chhaupadi and Change

Chhaupadi and Change

We're saddened to hear about the news story from western Nepal of yet another tragedy as a result of chhaupadi. When this practice is followed, women and girls must sleep in a hut outside their family home while menstruating because they are considered to be unclean.

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October 09, 2018

A Force to be Reckoned With

A Force to be Reckoned With

I was in 9th grade when I first went to the US. I was doing a student exchange program. I never thought I'd even go to the US, or be able to study there, or study in the Netherlands. Now I'm doing a gap year in Senegal, and going to college next year. I would have never thought all of this would be possible. Sometimes I feel like I'm still living in a dream.

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August 20, 2018

Stories of Nepal: Hope

Stories of Nepal: Hope

"Today, I still have many memories that leave me sleepless many nights, but I always know the morning will bring hope. The mornings will tell me I am not a curse but a gift."

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