Women leadership and Health

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Lisa Honan (Development Director of British Embassy in Nepal) sat down with health professional Dr. Lhamo Sherpa to talk about the barriers they have faced in life and what they feel an equal future looks like.

Declaration of Zero Unsafe Abortion

With technical and programmatic support from Ipas Nepal and, in collaboration with the civil society organizations, District Coordination Committee of Terhathum District, Province 1 has declared “Zero Unsafe Abortion District”. …

Training of Natural Leaders and Champions

In the first phase of the Strengthening Abortion Ecosystem project, 117 Natural leaders and 45 champions from Lumbini Province (Argakhanchi, Rolpa and Palpa) and Sudurpaschim ( Accham, Bajura, Doti and …

Initiations in safe abortion at home

After the coronavirus outbreak made it difficult for common people to access health centers, the local governments have started providing door-to-door services related to reproduction and family planning. The village …

प्रभावकारी देखियो गर्भ निरोधक नयाँ साधन सायना प्रेस

सन् २०२० सम्म परिवार नियोजनको अस्थायी साधन प्रयोगमा नयाँ पद्धति अपनाउने सरकारको घोषणा अनुरुप दुई जिल्लामा गरिएको तुलनात्मक अध्ययनले ‘सायना प्रेस’ नामको नयाँ गर्भ निरोधक साधन प्रभावकारी देखिएको छ। देवचुली …

Born in Nepal

WELCOME TO THE WORLD: A child sleeps in a hammock while its parents work in a workshop making idols for the Dasain festival in Kupondol. Photo: GOPEN RAI Giving birth …

More choice for family planning

Photo: SEWA BHATTARAI Although Nepal’s contraceptive prevalence rate has increased dramatically, from 7% in 1981 to nearly 60% today, social taboos, patriarchy and unavailability mean that many women still do …