Ishita Shahi

Ishita Shahi is a student of Media Studies at Kathmandu University.

Harassed, beaten, and jailed

Transgender individuals continue to face abuse at the hands of the Nepal Police

Every fibre of his being

Covid-19 forced Jaquir Mansuri to cancel his daughter’s wedding and delay his plans for retirement but the pandemic is not over yet and Mansuri has gone back to work.

Motherhood challenges that Nepal’s women inmates face

Women prisoners struggle with the difficult choice of sending their kids away or bringing them up in a milieu that could negatively impact their child’s development

How the country’s vegetable cartels continue to rip off both farmers...

Nepal’s vegetable prices are largely determined by the middlemen traders rather than by the logic of actual supply and demand

How acid attacks are fueled by a corrosive culture of male...

Acid attacks constitute one of the most brutal manifestations of deep seated patriarchy

Physical distancing a luxury many cannot afford

Many migrant families in Kathmandu share cramped flats with each other, making physical distancing and self-quarantining impossible

Kathmandu’s all-seeing eyes

The Nepal Police, government offices, private companies, restaurants, and your neighborhood uncle are all crazy about surveillance cameras. But who watches the watchers?

Nijgadh Airport to be Catastrophic for Nepal’s Tiger and Elephant Populations

Conservationists believe that the habitat degradation will have an adverse impact on large mammals