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Reducing Women’s Drudgery – and the Incidence of Uterine Prolapse
Written by Jane Carter, Shilpa Kunwar, Nikki Sapkota - 06. February 2019
Women Together in Combatting Chhaupadi
The practice of banning women from the house when they are menstruating is widespread in Western Nepal. Combatting it needs strong women prepared to take a stand and a whole change of community mindset.
Written by Jane Carter - 02. April 2018
Greening the Fields Again: Small Irrigation System Renovation in Melamchi
The project Recovery of Agricultural Livelihoods (ReAL) has been working since August 2016 to reconstruct irrigation facilities.
Written by Jane Carter - 26. February 2018
A Toilet for All in the Emerging Town of Katarniya
Toilets are a crucial provision for a clean water supply.
Written by Jane Carter - 16. February 2018
Retrofitting as an Answer to Earthquake Damage: Pros and Cons
For Helvetas-Nepal, retrofitting remains a niche option, worth supporting in certain cases, but not a major solution to the earthquake reconstruction effort.
Written by Jane Carter - 18. January 2018
Earning a Living from Earthquake Reconstruction: Women’s Experiences
A mandatory minimum 30% of the trainees in two Nepalese reconstruction projects were female, in a drive to give women opportunities not only to learn new skills, but to gain employment afterwards.
Written by Mona Sherpa, Jane Carter - 31. October 2017
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