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Nepal has one of the highest rates of domestic violence against women in the world as it is just emerging from its strong patriarchal past. Domestic violence or its fear prevents women from enjoying their rights and achieving their full potential in their professional, social and personal lives.
Partnership focuses on advancing scientific knowledge collaboration
Travelling abroad to work or study has become a national trend in Nepal, especially in the young male population. Over three million Nepali migrant workers are in the Middle East, Malaysia and India. Particularly in India and in Malaysia, migrant workers are involved in risky sexual practices which may have health consequences to their wives as well.
Empowered women take better decisions and make better life choices for themselves and their families. They also help to reverse traditional societal gender-based injustice.
How AuthorAID research writing training is embedded into local institutions – and the difference that this makes – will be the focus of Research to Action’s fourth webinar in the ‘Cup of tea with…’ series, which will be held today (Thursday, 27 April) at 14:00 BST.
AuthorAID Mentors of the Year awards announced by INASP
RedLink is working with INASP to make RedLink Network and its Library Dashboard available to the Zimbabwe University Librarians Consortium as a first-step in a developing partnership
INASP announces the 10 recipients of the AuthorAID workshop and travel grants. A total of five workshop grant recipients will receive an award of US$2500 to conduct research communication workshops at their own institution. The other five travel grant recipients will receive an award of up to US$1500 to attend conferences. These successful travel grant recipients are travelling to Canada, Tunisia, US, Belgium and South Africa to attend conferences.
How can UK stakeholders support Parliaments in developing countries to strengthen their use of research and evidence?
Nepal is a diverse demography with over 125 ethnic communities. It is equally rich in biodiversity. The diverse ethnic communities have a rich repertoire of knowledge related to the use of the herbs and animals for medicinal purposes.