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· July, 2011

Stories about Nepal from July, 2011

Nepal: It is Code of Ethics, Not Censorship!

Bhumika Ghimire comments on the code of ethics signed by 10 Nepali bloggers which turned controversial: “this code of ethics is part of that effort to help the community, it...

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

Nepal: Bloggers Sign Code of Ethics

A historic moment in citizen journalism in Nepal happened today as Nepali bloggers signed their own code of conduct, reports Ujjwal Acharya. The Code of Ethics for bloggers is a...

Nepal: Riding Bicycle To Prove A Point

Dr. Divas has started to ride a bicycle and he wants to prove a point to the people of Kathmandu that regardless of social status you can ride a bicycle...

Nepal: Budget 2011/12

Nepal Blogs provides a roundup of reactions of Nepali Twitter users on Nepal’s budget for fiscal year 2011/12 which was presented in the parliament today.

Nepal: Children Suffer In Patriarchal Society

“Our patriarchal structure of society has given men so freedom that women highly suffer from that, which means most children suffer. Most children suffer means most children do not get...

Nepal: Indian Movie Banned By Censor Board

Pradeep Kumar Singh reports that a Bollywood movie called “Delhi Belly” had been banned in Nepal because of use of explicit language dialogues. The ban was lifted after the distributor...

Nepal: Creative Names Of Educational Institutions

The fascination some Nepali colleges have with an English name is interesting. Bhumika Ghimire wonders whether these educational institutions deliver international standard as they sound with their title.

About our Nepal coverage

Historical Monuments after the earthquake at Kathmandu Durbar Square. Image by Ajaya Manandhar. Copyright Demotix (25/4/2015)

The earthquake that shook Nepal on April 25 claimed more than 8,000 lives and injured twice as many people. Around 8 million people have been affected with at least 2 million displaced. 1.4 million are in need of food assistance. Reaching remote areas presents a special challenge.

Read our special coverage of the Nepal quake »


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