26 January 2018, Kathmandu Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN) distributed a total of 5,729 sets of warm clothes worth Rs. 6,350,000 to the elderly people, pregnant women, and lactating mothers from the poorest and marginalised communities who were badly affected from the recent cold-wave in 11 Terai districts. RRN has provided winterisation support...
- CHANDRA KARKI, TEHRATHUM May 1, 2018-Red pandas, the shy and charismatic endangered mammal species, have been found in Tinjure-Milke-Jaljala forest area in Tehrathum, Sankhuwasabha and Taplejung districts. During a month-long study by the Friends of Nature, an organisation working in conservation sector, spotted red pandas through the...
Women’s Rights Groups call on Governments to Reject the WTO Declaration on “Women’s Economic Empowerment”
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA— More than 160 women’s rights and allied organizations sent an urgent letter to WTO member governments, calling state parties to the World Trade Organisation to refrain from adopting the proposed “Joint Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment”. They argue that the proposed Declaration fails to address the...