Towards Independence

Stories of Women Leadership in Rural Nepal

Janaki Oli (28) performs as the master of ceremonies at an event organised by the seed production group in Satmule, Surkhet, Nepal to celebrate International Women's Day - Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam
Paper author: 
Astha Rizal
Paper publication date: 
Friday, April 15, 2016

Sanu Rimal Karki's husband's disappeared during Nepal's civil conflict.  Since she has not only brought up her two sons but also become a respected community leader. This booklet features inspiring stories about rural women leaders in Nepal, coping against all odds.