Stay Home, Sisters

I was confined for twelve days. Restricted from going out into the sunlight, from seeing any male family members. Filled with fear and uncertainty. I still remember those days and nights, my eyes fixed on ...

Our Songs from the Forest

Our Songs from the Forest is a tender solicitation by photographer Uma Bista into the hills of Achham, where we meet a chorus of young women coming of age in a fast-changing society. These young ...

Boundless

I notice things around me, how society treat woman and man differently. Being in the present taking a position on my existence. I fight for my dreams and passion inside society.   BRITISH JOURNAL OF ...

My Own

The photographs of several girls in their teen ages to mid twenties reflect the dreams of females in Nepal. How the women in such a tender age dream of working for their own, making a ...

Questioning Culture

For a Nepali woman, cultural and religious rituals are expected to be part of our daily lives. Major festivals like Teej, Chhath, Swasthani Brata, Gaura Parbha among others, punctuate the year. Many of these festivals ...

Hope for the Future

Laxmi Theeng has been living alone with her two daughters ever since her husband died in an accident three years ago. But rather than be caught up in her loneliness or grief, she prefers to ...

In the name of Goddess

Gadhimai festival is a month-long Hindu festival that is held once every five years at the Gadhimai temple of Bariyarpur in Bara District in southern Nepal. The event involves the world’s second largest sacrificial slaughter ...

Rhythm of Heart

Pacemaker implantation ” Heart surgery ” Doctors & Nurse ” Osmani Medical College Hospital ” Shylet Bangladesh ” 2012