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and himalayan studies

Celebrating 50 Years of Scholarship and Networking

Chomolungma (Mt. Everest) seen from Rongbuk, Tibet | Photo: Galen Murton
Paro Taktshang (Tiger Nest) in Bhutan | Photo: Arjun Guneratne
Farmers in Central Tibet in 2006, a time of rapid socioeconomic change | Photo: Geoff Childs
Farming in Mustang, 2015 | Photo: Galen Murton
Nangpa La, Nepal - China border 2004 | Photo: Galen Murton
Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu in 2002 | Photo: Milan Shrestha
Sunset is always special during spring seasons in Chitwan and much of Tarai, Nepal, 2016 | Photo: Milan Shrestha

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 Vol. 43, No. 1 (2024) - Special Issue


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March 19, 2021

ANHS Webinar 02

Reflections on the Forty Year Anniversary of the Status of Women in Nepal Report

In celebration of Women’s History Month 2021, we are excited to announce the next ANHS webinar 02: Reflections on the Forty Year Anniversary of the Status of Women in Nepal Report. In addition to reflections on this landmark study and its impact on gender and equity policies in Nepal over the decades, panelists will speak to their own experiences with authorship and implementation of the study including its findings and results. In addition to revisiting the Report, panelists will also discuss current debates, demands, and actions related to the status of women in Nepal today.


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