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Archive: January 2016

Nadya Jamal - Blog 2: First impressions and exchanges with Nepal

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Reflections on my first few weeks in Kathmandu and the implications of the fuel crisis on day-to-day life. (Adapted from my personal blog at https://nadyainnepal.wordpress.com/)

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Elizabeth Thipphawong - Blog 2: Free Visa, Free Ticket Policy Interview with Dev Chandra Rai

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In July 2015 the Government of Nepal implemented a Zero Fee Recruitment Policy for Migrant Foreign Workers. I had the opportunity to speak with one of the staff at Asian Forum where I am in my placement, to discuss the new policy.

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Harshada Deshpande - Blog 2: In Search of Sustainable Transportation in Kathmandu

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In this blog, I talk about my experience using public transit in Kathmandu.

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Perry Watson - Podcast 5: An Interview with PRIA President, Dr. Rajesh Tandon

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In my fifth podcast, I sit down and ask Dr. Rajesh Tandon, President of Participatory Research in Asia.

Before diving into the interview, I have included a brief sound bite from my Ganges riverside experience in Varanasi, India during my stay there over the Christmas holidays.  

I ask Dr. Tandon the following questions: 

What was the rationale for you to start Participatory Research in Asia?;

How would you explain what PRIA does to someone in Canada?;

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Shanzeh Ameen - Blog 2: Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) at POURAKHI Nepal

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My first blog post is on the use of Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) by Jamuna Giri, the in-house counsellor at the safe house run by POURAKHI Nepal for returnee women migrant workers. 

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Bridget Woods - Blog 1: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Philippines

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In this blog I highlight a trip to the Philippines in which myself and four colleagues from the Asia Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW) visited one of our regional partners, Likhaan, and witnessed the work that they do for furthering women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the country.

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Brian Hutchinson - Blog 1: Interview with the One and Only Valérie Paradiso

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In this podcast, I interview Valérie Paradiso where we talk about her background, interests and upcoming placement with Migrant Forum in Asia in the Philippines.

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Roxanne Power - Blog 4: Renewing action to end gender-based violence, and reclamation through recreation

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In this blog I explore some of the issues surrounding gender-based violence based on my experience working on PRIA's KBC program to end violence against women and girls. I also reflect on an important take away from one of the campaign acitivities under the program.

Thanks for reading. Feedback is welcome!

 

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Roxanne Power - Blog 3: Shifting

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Hello all - the attached blog post is a reflection on my shift from one project and city to another during my internship with PRIA in India.


Thanks!

 

 

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Roxanne Power - Blog 2: Partnering people and perceptions

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Attached below is an adapted blog piece I wrote for PRIA near the beginning of my internship.

Thanks for reading - all feedback is welcome!

 

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