Meet Manisha

Meet Manisha

Manisha Kumari Nath is from Kuntibandali, a small town in the Achham region of western Nepal. She lives with her father, mother and two little sisters in the house. As like most rural areas of Nepal, her family is very humble, her mother sells vegetables and thus can pay for the education of her daughters. […]

Project 2020: promoting local leadership, facing the changes

Project 2020: promoting local leadership, facing the changes

The Rato Baltin Project is on site since the beginning of 2017, working to eradicate the Nepalese cultural practice establishing that during the menstruation, girls and women are considered impure, and are deprived of their basic needs. This practice is penalized since 2018, but they will never denounce, because that would be denouncing their mother, their father, their mother-in-law… […]

We must be many more Teamers!

We must be many more Teamers!

We have sent the proceedings from the Teaming Group, where the people that help us contribute with €1 per month to the Rato Baltin Project of be artsy. With this contributions, we add resources to the project and help it grow and consolidate. Rohini Bhandary and Hiukala Chalaune, our trainers from Turmakhand and Mangalsen, have […]

Don’t miss the exhibitions about Rato Baltin!

Don’t miss the exhibitions about Rato Baltin!

Lately we have been talking about the exhibition in networks, we want to introduce you.   The idea of mixing the photos that girls have been taking during the Rato Baltin project with photographs of creative women from here was by Magda Gavaldà. The exhibition, actually 2 different exhibitions and one installation, are mixed with […]

Exploring myself (Nepali Volunteer Testimonial)

Exploring myself (Nepali Volunteer Testimonial)

Testimonial write in Nepali by Rupa Pandey, after the Nepali one you can read the English translation. Just like every other day, on January the 11th, 2019, I was checking my Facebook and suddenly a post drew my attention: that post was about the Rato Baltin Project, about the menstrual tradition “Chhaupadi”, which is still […]

Testimonial for MHDay –Menstrual Hygiene Day– Walk

Testimonial for MHDay –Menstrual Hygiene Day– Walk

My name is Shruti, I live in Columbia, Missouri, United States. At my school we did not have free feminine products for school. So I worked with some administrators to provide free products district wide at the high schools in the bathrooms. It is a completely student-run initiative. Afterwards, while researching how others are impacted […]