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DALITS:  The Untouchables
17th Aug, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
DALITS: The Untouchables

Still today many people in Nepal are entrenched in this 'centuries' old Hindu caste system, not wanting to touch Dalit people or share a meal with them. The Dalits suffer at the bottom of the system that affects more than four million people in Nepal, approximately 20% of Nepal’s...

Fighting “Chaupadi” – superstition of impurity during the menstruation period.
7th Jul, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Fighting “Chaupadi” – superstition of impurity during the menstruation period.

After discussion with a community group about this practice, a beautiful young mother proudly showed me where she takes herself to sleep with the goats - without a hint of resentment or shame. For her, it’s normal.

Clean water after the earthquake in Nepal
22nd Mar, 16 | Posted by Aaron Aspi
Clean water after the earthquake in Nepal

In the aftermath of disaster, access to clean water and sanitation are critical to limit the spread of disease and keep communities healthy. See how World Vision has worked to prioritise WASH in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.

Meeting Lalu and Sarita again, six years on
14th Aug, 15 | Posted by Matt Darvas
Meeting Lalu and Sarita again, six years on

Matt met Lalu and Sarita from Nepal in 2009, when they were featured in the 40 Hour Famine campaign. Six years on, he went back to see how their lives have changed thanks to funds raised by Australians participating in the 40 Hour Famine.

A love letter to Nepal
25th Jul, 15 | Posted by Crislyn Felisilda
A love letter to Nepal

Three months after the Nepal Earthquake, World Vision's Crislyn Felisilda shares her love and hope for the people of Nepal on the long road to recovery.

Nepal Earthquake aid worker’s diary: There’s more work to be done
1st Jul, 15 | Posted by Parash Malla
Nepal Earthquake aid worker’s diary: There’s more work to be done

Parash is World Vision's National Education Manager for the Nepal Earthquake Response. He shares his experience of the devastating earthquake and how we can work together to help the people of Nepal.