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Status of Women Journalists working in Kathmandu Valley

This research report gives the general idea of the status of women working in the media houses of Kathmandu Valley. The research was conducted in 2011 in 46 media houses of Kathmandu Valley and a total of 152 women journalists were involved out of the 446 women working in these media houses.

The report is an attempt to understand what aids and ails the media as a profession for women. At the same time, the report has tried to measure the ranks of women in different media. The primary objective of this study was to analyze the situation of women journalists working in the print and electronic media in Kathmandu Valley. The other objectives were to investigate their number, social, economic and professional state and to provide recommendations for enhancing their qualitative and quantitative representation in media.

The data was collected by various methodologies such as interviews, field survey, discussion with senior journalists and experts.
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Unheard Voices- Report of Women Journalists

This book is a collection of select articles published by Sancharika Feature Service from July 2006 to December 2008. All the authors are women journalists. The feature covers issues selected by women journalists but not given due space or even ignored by the mainstream print media. An attempt has been made to present issues that have already made headlines in a new way as far as possible.

Published Year: 2008
Pages: 213
Price: NRs 600 Language: English
Price: NRs 400 Language: Nepali

The Status of women communicators

This reserach report gives the insight findings of the status of women communicators from the gender equality perspectives .The research is done in November 2004 to December 2005 in 48 districts of Nepal and a total of two hundreds and twenty four women communicators were involved.

The primary objective of this study was to highlight the existing problems of the women communicators working in different print and electronic media of Nepal through in depth research in gender perspective vision on their situation. The other objectives of the study are: to investigate social and professional state of women communicators working in existing paper and electronic media, to study media personnel's and individuals' including civil society's vision about women communicators, to revise media plan, policies, act and media ordinance so as to suggest the governing body for the necessary amendment and for the necessary suggestion to promote women participation in the media sector.

The data were collected by various methodology such as previous findings/studies,pre-published articles,group discussion,interviews,field survey .

According to this report,a total of 54% women communicators were involved in print media, 37% in electronic meida and total of 7.6% in both media.

Published Year: 2005
Copyright:Sancharika Samuha
Pages: 142
Price: NRs 200
Language: Nepali

Mother Sister Daughter

These are stories of today's Nepal as they have been reported in the news-of women's lives, their survival, and their often fearless struggle for empowerment.

Mother.Sister.Daughter: Nepal's Press on Women is a collection of Nepali print media's recent reportage of women- feature articles, news and opinion. The collection of various feature gives the insight of women status in Nepal.The collection of these newspaper articles about Nepali women into one volume is a part of a broad communications strategy to voice women issues,to fight against socio-cultural barriers.

Published Year: 2005
Pages: 258
Price: NRs 400 Language: English
Price: NRs 150 Language: Nepali

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Mother Sister Daughter: Nepal's Press on Women

These are stories of today's Nepal as they have been reported in the news-of women's lives, their survival, and their often fearless struggle for empowerment.

Mother.Sister.Daughter: Nepal's Press on Women is a snapshot of the Nepali print media's recent reportage of women- feature articles, news and opinion. Despite existing legislation against gender discrimination, these stories highlight that its enforcement has not been effectively enough to protect women from the adversity that so many face within the frameworks of both family and society.

Published Year: 2002
Pages: 268
Price: NRs 400 Language: English
Available at: Sancharika Samuha Office, Ekantakuna
Email: sanckarika@wlink.com.np

Training Manual for Media Professionals

A gender training manual was developed by SAS in collaboration with Dr. Arzu Deuba, President of Samanata and a well-known gender trainer. The manual incorporates case studies and exercises on the concept of gender. It has detailed steps on how to conduct gender orientation training. It has already been used by trainers who went through a two-day TOT in SAS office premises. The training manual has been very helpful in clarifying gender concepts to media professionals.


Promoting Communication for Equality (1996 - 2000)

The report has information about the status of media in Nepal, with detail information of Sancharika Samuha Nepal's activities since its establishment in 1996 to 2000 and its future plans.

The report is available from SAS office, Ekantakuna, Kathmandu.





Awaaz (February 2001/ No 2)


A nationwide movement for gender-equal society and government

In this issue:

  • 5th Annual General Assembly of SAS
  • Activities of SAS, Saathi and CLRS
  • Study and Research
  • B+5 Activities
  • Manifestos of Political parties

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Summary of Political Manifesto Report

The report contains the commitments for women empowerment made by various political parties in their election manifestos. The political parties include the Nepali Congress, Nepal Communist Party (UML), Nepal Communist Party (ML), National Democratic Party (RPP), Nepal Sadbhavana Party, Samyukta Jana Morcha Nepal, Rastriya Jana Morcha, Nepal and Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party. The report also includes the comments made by various leaders of the different parties on what was implemented and what was not as well as why they could not implement the commitments. The research consultant Mr. Dev Prakahsh Tripathi has also added his own comments and suggestions regarding the political commitments for women empowerment.

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Executive Summary of Pilot Research on the Inheritance Rights of Women

The main conclusion of the study is that neither the existing system of inheritance of parental property, nor the Will System, if universalised, would help to bring gender equality. Therefore, the only option left for creating gender equality is equal rights to parental property through legislation.

The findings of the study will be useful for: policy makers; academicians in their research work: the media; and civil society organizations in developing well-argued advocacy strategies.

For the whole report contact Sancharika Samuha, Ekantaku, Jawalakhel.
Tel: +0977 1 538549 & 546715
Fax: +0977 1 547291
E-mail: sancharika@wlink.com.np
Price: NRS - 250.00

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Awaaz (July 2001/ No 3)

A nationwide movement for gender-equal society and government

In this issue:

  • Who has been awarded the "Sancharika Samanata Award"?
  • The findings of Pilot Research on Property Rights
  • Youth Mobilization Against Violence Against Women and Children
  • Release of Booklet A Study on Legal Status of Women in Nepal

Awaaz in English / Nepali

Foreign Employment for Women, Challenges and Opportunities

(Compilation of Articles on the Issue of Women Migrant Workers and Safe Migration) "Foreign Employment for Women, Challenges and Opportunities" is a compilation of articles and the media reports covering a broad spectrum of issues related to women's empowerment in foreign employment published during the media campaign. This publication provides the valuable resource on migrant women workers in Nepal. The publication showcases seven case studies of the realities of the lives of the migrant women workers. Therefore it will act as useful tool for a successful advocacy purpose among the various organizations working in this sector.

Pages: 142 Published Year: 2003 Language: Nepali & English 

All the publications available at Sancharika Samuha Office, Ekantakuna
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