Bhumika Ghimire · September, 2009

Latest posts by Bhumika Ghimire from September, 2009

Nepal: Towards A More Humane Dashain Festival

  30 September 2009

Nepal's biggest religious festival Dashain is celebrated all around the world by the Nepalese diaspora. This year's Dashain in Nepal was a bit controversial, with animal rights activists calling for an end to the tradition of animal sacrifice during the festival.

Nepal: Maternal Health Care Challenges

  17 September 2009

Last week, two high profile visits brought maternal health care challenges in Nepal into media spotlight. But it will take more than high profile celebrity visits to bring relief to Nepalese mothers who suffer because of deep seated prejudice and lack of awareness.