Periodically untouchable

Periodically untouchable

We publish the translation, in our web, of the following article – by Aditi Lamichhane, published 2017-07-05 at The Kathmandu Post– because we consider it is important for our Catalan and Spanish-speaking readers. —  be artsy team. Image: The Kathmandu Post At the age of 13, menstrual cycle, for me, was about a beautiful transition into womanhood. […]

Life experience

Life experience

Writing and Photos © por Alba Parrado Puente, Spanish Nurse and Midwife, Volunteer of be artsy in Achcham. From one of the most chaotic Indian cities (Varanasí)  to one of the most peaceful little villages in Nepal there are around 800 km. and a four days journey by local bus, a bus as hellish as […]

Kunti Bandali. Trodden path.

Kunti Bandali. Trodden path.

Written by Alba Maria Campos, Spanish volunteer nurse, specialised in family and community health Translate to english by Tere Salinero corrections by Alba Miquel Photo done for Kamal Bhattarai with X-pro1 © Clara Go “I have learnt to think like I was taught to and I even got to believe that it is me who […]

Women empowerment in Basti. Chhaupadi: yes or no? You choose.

Women empowerment in Basti. Chhaupadi: yes or no? You choose.

Written by Alba Maria Campos, Spanish volunteer nurse, specialised in family and community health Translate to english by Alba Miquel Photos from X-pro1 © Clara Go – Phone Pic form Alba Mª Campos. Menstruation is not a passive experience, it is not something that “our body produces for us”; it is something in which we […]

Why I fought being banished to a hut during my period

Why I fought being banished to a hut during my period

We have copied and translated the following article – originally published at BBC News – because we consider it important that our Catalan and Spanish-speaking readers understand the text properly. — be artsy team An ancient Hindu tradition in which menstruating women are banished to an outhouse is under the spotlight in Nepal after the […]

A Visit from Aunt Flo in Nepal

A Visit from Aunt Flo in Nepal

This article is a testimonial written by a friend from France (Delphine) who experienced what Chhaupadi is first hand. This was in the more urban part of Western Nepal. We will do the Rato Baltin project in the more rural and remote ares. Originally published in: https://seedstoplants.wordpress.com/2016/09/29/a-visit-from-aunt-flo-in-nepal/ A little while back, a friend of mine, Clara, […]