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Our work in Nepal
The BBC World Service Trust is focusing on governance and human rights in Nepal. We are producing drama and discussion programmes to facilitate social cohesion and understanding between communities, and to broaden participation in the political process, including in building a new constitution for Nepal. More about our work in Nepal
“This is the first time I am sharing my problem. I need not feel shy, nor be scared.” A new community outreach project aiming to improve Nepal’s maternal and child health issues.  Read more
We found out how political debate programme Sajha Sawal has touched the life of Shrijala Prajapati, a teenage girl who spoke on the show two years ago.   Read more
Award for Sajha Sawal presenter Narayan Shrestha
Narayan Shrestha, the presenter of Nepal’s popular TV and radio debate show Sajha Sawal, has won Today’s Youth Asia Young Achievers’ Award.  Read more
Sajha Sawal, Nepal’s ground-breaking debate radio and television show, marks its landmark 100th episode in a special edition with prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal. The programme editor Ben Williams reports from Kathmandu.  Read more
Radio programmes raise gender-based violence awareness
We are working in partnership with Nepali radio stations and the BBC Nepali Service to produce drama and discussion programmes to support the campaign against gender-based violence.   Read more
'Sajha Sawal' ('Our Questions') is a weekly political debate programme broadcast across Nepal on radio and TV. It creates dialogue between those in power and communities which have traditionally been excluded, including rural communities and women.  Read more
Our Nepalese research team carried out a 'baseline' survey of 4,500 people in 60 districts to understand the media consumption patterns and preferences of target audiences, and to assess knowledge, attitudes and practices around social inclusion and political engagement.  Read more
Supporting peace in Nepal - video
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More about our work in Nepal
Nepal: creating dialogue and debate
Nepal baseline survey
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