Apr 4, 2022
Research done in Nepal says that many Nepali women in rural areas return to physically demanding working routine shortly after giving birth. Their daily routine involves lifting 20 kg water containers from the ground and carrying them uphill for hours. There are many socio-economic and cultural factors that perpetuate gender roles, but these traditional gender roles pose emotional and physical burden on women’s daily work.
Let us begin by raising our consciousness towards prevailing gender norms within our society to challenge gender roles and break the bias.
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