Pallavi Payal

Pallavi Payal is a researcher based in Kathmandu. She has a Master's in Development Studies from Roskilde University.
Sapana Sanjeevani recites her poem at the women's march on February 12

Hum aab Sita nai banbau

Sapana Sanjeevani’s poem took aim at the patriarchal foundations of religion and society, and for that, she’s become the target of death and rape threats.

How to devalue a Madhesi woman

People cling to a patently false, self-serving illusion that in Kathmandu, gender, ethnicity, class, and caste do not matter.