Lifting the Veil for Women Who Don't Exist—Nepal
My husband was a doctor and he died in the Gulf War. That period after he died was a very unhappy one for me. I was so up and down, not knowing what I'm going to do, and I wasn't even normal at that time.
OVERNIGHT, LILY THAPA BECAME WHAT ALMOST ALL MARRIED women fear most in Nepal—she became a widow. Even though Lily came from an upper-class family and was herself an educated and accomplished woman who ran a primary school in Kathmandu, ...