Nepal

IDEX Gets at the Root of Violence Against Women

Continuing our Women’s History Month features, we talk to IDEX, a nonprofit that works globally to end violence against women. The key is to focus on both the causes and manifestations of violence, while remembering that healing must follow.

Where the Women Go To Learn Their Letters and Become Leaders

READ Global is doing amazing work educating and empowering women in South Asia — and they’ve got the numbers to prove it. 2 out of 3 women with READ Centers in their communities have increased decision making power in their homes. Learn more about how the ‘READ effect’ works.

A Look at the Civil Society Organizations in Nepal

The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law has an article by Uttam Uprety titled, A Reflection on the Legal Framework for Civil Society in Nepal, that provides a good overview of the sector. Despite the growth of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Nepal, the sector still faces many challenges.

Aditya Jha, Indo-Canadian Philanthropist

Aditya Jha. Mr. Jha founded and funded the POA Educational Foundation. It has created four endowments ($815,000) at four institutions, granting thirteen scholarship awards ($40,000 annually).