Author: DDP

Nor Bahadur

Nor Bahadur is a charming, gregarious person, of restricted growth, happily married to Tanka with whom he has a young son. Life was hard when Bahadur was growing up: as one of four brothers in a rural family, he was expected to pull more weight than was physically possible, and he felt that he was […]

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Ambika and Ram Prasad

Ambika’s husband Ram Prasad became unwell over a decade ago, and has been unable to work ever since. Ambika cannot bring herself to recall those terrible days. She had sole responsibility for their five children, and no-one to help; all she remembers is the feeling of loneliness and discrimination. When she heard of DHRC’s WDIL […]

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Yeamlak and Bisrat

(2019) Yeamlak is 8 years old and deaf. Bisrat, her father, travels 20km to school with her by bus every day and stays until school is over. The school operates a shift system to cater for over 4,000 children and is the first school in Adama to have special needs education and teachers, supplemented by […]

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GMSP

Gramin Mahila Srijansil Pariwar (GMSP) is a women-led, women-focused NGO founded in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk District in 1993. Their objective is to prevent the trafficking of women and girls, prevent gender-based violence, and promote development programmes for women.

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