"Caste is a state of mind. It is a disease of mind." (Revolutionary Dr. BR Ambedkar)
Since the ten-year civil war ended in 2006, Nepal's government has been struggling for stability, unable to reach agreement and action on…Read More
This acid attack case has brought out is just how deeply ingrained the caste system still is in Nepali society.
The acid attacker was Jiwan Bk. BK means Bishwakarma. Bishwakarma is a low caste according to Hindu society. In Nepal the low caste are…Read More
Nepal retains its centuries-old caste system. Dalits, the
discriminated people under this system, suffer from restriction on
the use public amenities, deprivation of economic opportunities, and
general neglect by the state and society. Dalits are discriminated against on the basis of caste…Read More