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Fight like a girl

Boxing has become increasingly popular among women. Coaches and fighters in Kathmandu explain how this happened.

The fabrics of success

Heritage Fashion nurtures a family-run legacy, emphasising sustainability in the evolving landscape of the fashion industry.

Championing change

Fighting for LGBTQI+ issues and indigenous people’s rights for nearly 10 years, Rukshana Kapali was listed as one of this year’s most inspiring women in the world by BBC.

Blazing her own trail to the top

Growing up as a village girl in Solukhumbu, Yangji Sherpa couldn’t imagine she would one day become a successful businesswoman and a mountain climber.

Farming for the community

A foundation on the outskirts of Kathmandu is making life better for a community using a holistic approach and multifaceted projects.

The rhythm of life

Music has always been an escape and place of happiness for young tabla player Sudhir Acharya. He talks about his life path and how he ended up at a jazz conservatory.

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