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by on 16 March, 2017
  We’re More Than Lipstick, Boobs & Butts!     Shar Moore says despite the great leaps women have made in society, the way women are portrayed in magazines still has a long way to go. Her response is to create a publication that is everything that mainstream magazines are not. “On March 8, it was International Women’s Day with the theme ‘be bold for change’, yet on the magazine stands are glossies filled with petty, mindless and frivolous articles which demean women,” Mrs. Moore said. “Women an...
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by on 6 March, 2017
Patience is a wonderful thing in some circumstances.  When it comes to building relationships, cooking, fostering trust, increasing skills and expertise, aging wine or watching your children grow patience is one of the key ingredients.  It manufacturers the time required for these to take place, for ideas to evolve and for development to occur. However, when waiting for a just outcome, patience is a trap.  It allows the injustice to continue to deleteriously affect people’s lives for longer than...
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by on 21 February, 2016
Sneh Rana was once a frequent visitor to Sunesha Thapa’s Business in Heels events in Kathmandu.  Last year’s earthquake severely impacted her business by making it impossible for her to meet with clients and because many weddings were cancelled. You see, Sneh gives brides the confidence to be the centre of attention on the biggest day of their lives by using her artistic talents and skills.  Fortunately, as normality slowly returns and love finds its way through the rubble, weddings are once ag...
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by on 16 February, 2016
Munu Gurung Like many women in Kathmandu, Munu Gurung has been blessed with both a sense of community and entrepreneurialism. Since the earthquake in April last year, her ability to satisfy both needs has been tested by shortages of essential supplies, the ability to move freely around her city and soaring inflation. As founder of the Buds Montessori School in Kathmandu, Munu’s presence and abilities are heavily relied upon by many parents, teachers and children. The school runs various program...
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