Darshana (Kripa) Rijal – Women Deliver
2020

Darshana (Kripa) Rijal

  • Age: 16
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We, young people, have the responsibility to fight against practices that promote inequality.

- Darshana (Kripa) Rijal

Bio

Darshana (Kripa) Rijal was born and raised in Nepal. She is currently attending Saint-Xaviers College.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

The way that society allows gender inequality to persist made me want to change the situation and fight for equality.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

I volunteered as a tutor in a girl's hostel called Aruna Bhavan where children from various indigenous groups, communities, and orphans live.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

Reading novels, listening to songs, writing, learning new languages, and meeting new people.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • Hindi
  • Nepali

Speaks On:

  • tackling poverty
  • male engagement
  • youth participation and leadership

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