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Landslides In Nepal kill 12 people, At Least 21 Missing

Landslides In Nepal kill 12 people, At Least 21 Missing

Landslides triggered by torrential rain swept through two villages in Nepal on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, a government official said. Ten people were killed and 21 are missing after a massive landslide swept away homes and people in Barahbise, 100 km (62 miles) east of Kathmandu near the border with the Tibet region […]

‘I Just Got Trapped’: Nepal Tries To Expand Girls’ Horizons Beyond Marriage

‘I Just Got Trapped’: Nepal Tries To Expand Girls’ Horizons Beyond Marriage

Child marriage in Nepal is denying girls education and the country a boost in GDP, but the government is slowly challenging the status quo. Sajita Tamang was 14 when she got married. She says love had nothing to do with it. Now 17, Sajita recalls tearfully the pressure put on her by two women from […]