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As the International Labour Organization Convention 189 on domestic work turns two years old, we offer a look at how governments, unions and the private sector, supported by UN Women, are working towards ensuring that this female-dominated profession is regulated and worker's rights are protected.
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Editor's Note : The stories in this piece are based on interviews conducted with conflict-affected women in Kathmandu and Dhanghadi, Nepal.
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As soon as the decades-old Twin Otter landed at Lukla airport, passengers burst out in applause.
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Next to an abandoned stable now used to store firewood, a reluctant young mother crouched to pass through a tiny door into a dark, musty room.
13 hrs ago | People's Daily Online
The district headquarters of Darchula in far western Nepal is in panic as swollen Mahakali River due to Sunday night's rain has already swept away five office buildings, 20 public houses and 17 huts in a squatter settlement, police said Monday.
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Sudha Regmi, who spent her prime years in police and army detention in Dang during the insurgency, was at the mass meet held by CPN-Maoist at Baneshwar held after the conclusion of the Nepal banda called by the 42-party alliance led by the party on Sunday.
18 hrs ago | Asia News Network
China and Japan have welcomed the announcement of the Nepalese Constituent Assembly election date, and pledged support to the polls.
18 hrs ago | Asia News Network
A general strike called by the 42 political parties in Nepal including the CPN-Maoist and the Sanghiya Samajwadi Party-Nepal threw normal life out of gear across the country including capital Kathmandu.
The person in the cover is a friend, Robin Sitoula, President of a free market think tank in Kathmandu, Samriddhi Prosperity Foundation .
Realizing that acute power shortage is affecting peoples daily life and inflicting huge loss on industrial sector, the government, Asian Development Bank and the World Bank have put investment in hydropower sector in their first priority.
Steamboat Springs, CO - "True compassion does not come from wanting to help out those less fortunate than ourselves but from realizing our kinship with all beings."
Stating that the Vision 2020, a global program launched to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020 is centered on the Tarai region, eye experts have stressed the need for taking the program to the hilly areas in order to attain the goal.
Two people, including a Nepal Army soldier, were injured as unidentified gunmen opened fire at an area near the Jaleshwor-Samsi road section in Janakpur, on Sunday morning.
Normal life in many parts across the country has been partially affected by a general strike called by agitating Mohan Baidhya-led CPN-Maoist, Upendra Yadav-led MJF-Nepal and Ashok Rai-led Federal Socialist Party on Sunday.
The year-on-year Consumer Price Index inflation stood at 8.7 percent in mid-May, the tenth month of the current fiscal year 2013-14, while it was at 9.5 percent in the previous month.
Tourists travel to Nepal imagining it to be some Shangri-la where the people are poor yet happy.
Dillibazaar Jail, which is home to 625 prisoners, has the capacity to hold only 180 inmates, according to its Jailer Santosh Ghimire.