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Empowering Mugal Women To Address Climate Changes
Alina Saba, 27, recently spoke at the UN Climate Summit at the UN headquarters in New York. The summit was initiated by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on September 23. She was one of the three panelists on the ‘Voices from the Frontline’ panel that was co-chaired by President Evo Morales of Bolivia.For the past year Alina has been working as a Feminist Participatory Action Researcher at the Mugal Indigenous Women Upliftment Institute, focusing on how changes in the climate have been affecting the indigenous women of Mugu.

Sitting for a chat with Republica’s Pramila Rai, she explains her work and what she has learnt.
Sadbhaw Through Deusi-Bhailo
Bishnu Parajuli
“No child drops out of school because of their interest; it is the poverty that forces them to the path of child labor. Fight today to give a child a better tomorrow!”

It is bad, but it’s a fact. As per the data, in BS 2070 a total of 173,436 students passed School Leaving Certificate examination. This is just 12.73% of the students who appeared the SLC examination. And 10 years back, a number of 1,361,731 students were admitted in Class One. Where did the 966,798 students go? A big failure on the part of the concerned ones and a big question to them: Does it make any sense that an enormous amount of national investment goes to the education sector every year?
Promoting Inclusive Education For Children With Disabilities
KATHMANDU, Nov 1:  “United Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) highlights the rights to education for children with disabilities worldwide and Nepal has ratified it. But when it comes to inclusive education for such children, we hardly see any implementation of the same,” shared Dev Datta Joshi, a Disability Advocate.

During the lecture program jointly organized by ENGAGE and Nepal International Educational Consultancy (NIEC) at NIEC’s office in Kupondole on Friday, Joshi emphasized that children with disabilities should be provided with education alongside other children in regular schools so that they also get quality education like the rest.
Yantra 3.0 Connecting Technology, Art And Science
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Presenting a different take on the third Yantra event, the Robotics Association of Nepal and Karkhana have now collaborated with Siddhartha Art Foundation.

Yantra 3.0 will be an art, tech and science festival with exciting events and competitions for tech and art enthusiasts.
Expressing Through Images
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: You’ve seen her illustrations on covers of magazines and arts on streets. She has two children’s books to her credit already, which showcase her skills in illustration as well as story writing.

 Shraddha Shrestha, 26, who did Bachelor’s in Fine Arts with major in Graphic Design from Kathmandu University, is a talented illustrator and designer. She’s also one of the founders of the three-year-old art studio Artlab. Here, she shares more about her career.
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