Women Empowerment

Pabrita

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This is Pabrita, she is 27 years old and from Kailali- a really remote area of west Nepal. She married her husband at 16, unaware that she would be his second wife. Shortly after marriage her husband disappeared and only returned occasionally to make child. She currently lives in a shelter with her 9 year […]

Women Empowerment

Sundari Rai

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This is Sundari Rai from Routahat. She got married and had her first child at 15 and has only seen her husband on a few occasions. She became physically disabled after a car hit her and left her with one artificial leg. Because of her disability and despite her very talented skills as a seamstress, […]

Women Empowerment

Dabika Koirala

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This is 35 year old Dabika Koirala. She married at 15 , had her first baby at 17. When she was 24 years old she fell from a tree and paralysed her whole body. She has since regained a lot of sensation and has been able to walk with assistance again, but because of her […]

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Bimala Tama

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This is Bimala Tama, she is 26 years old and disabled. Because of her disability she has been dependent on her brother’s, who torment her and offer her no support; they are afraid to take care of her for her whole life because they think she will never get married. Bimala now lives on the […]