Despite being declared illegal in 2017, many citizens around the country still adhere to menstrual restrictions, known regionally as chhaupadi.
In response to reports of the abuse of maids in the Gulf, Nepal made it illegal for women to travel to the region for domestic work in 2016—yet many still choose to travel abroad due to lack of economic options in their homeland.
Sunita Sharma has founded a homestead in Mankhu where women can own their own land, offering them a path out of dependency.
Due to malnutrition, the country once had one of the highest rates of stunted children in the world, but those numbers are falling.
The stockpile included parts from 48 species, including 67 tiger skins, 357 rhino horns, and two sacks of pangolin scales.
Nepalese conservationists and their foreign partners are awakening to a new menace on the horizon: lethal pathogens.
Research shows people are much less likely to give to disaster relief efforts long after a galvanizing "start" date.
The New York Times’ coverage of the poor conditions laborers at New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus are struggling with is important, but the problem is not unique to one area. A Nepal expert offers some critical context.
Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.