Kalpana Jha

Kalpana Jha is a PhD student at the University of Delhi and author of the Madhesi Upsurge and the Contested Idea of Nepal.

Five questions for CM Lalbabu Raut

To help prevent incidences of rape, Nepali society and law must tackle cultural norms that apportion entitlement and agency differently to men and women

Debunking Nepali Marxist feminism

Women’s experiences are informed by not just their class, but also their caste, ethnicity, and gender

What mainstream feminists are getting wrong about the citizenship debate

The fundamental idea of a masculine Pahadi ethno-state needs to be challenged

The killing of the dead

The politics of the deaths of individual bodies, social groups, or entire populations has become increasingly normalised