Rukumani (Ruku) Tripathi – Women Deliver

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Rukumani (Ruku) Tripathi

  • Age: 30
  •    |   She/her/hers


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Young people are the resource of any country. If they are clear about their compassion, they can help not only themselves but also their nation and the whole world. Youth engagement is essential to the growth of every nation.

- Rukumani (Ruku) Tripathi


Rukumani Tripathi is one of the first midwife of Nepal and a future organizational psychologist of Nepal. She was awarded as 100+ outstanding nurses and midwives 2020. She is currently pursuing her career as a Midwife officer in Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital which is one of the top hospital of Nepal. She is always passionate in advocacy and enhancing maternal and newborn health status in Nepal.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Being a woman and privileged that she was born in a family where she never felt men and women were treated differently she always wanted every girl to experience this and have seen so much inequality around her she realized something must be done which ignited her pursuit for gender equality. She has also conducted different workshop and session to enhance gender equality in Nepal.

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

As an advocate for gender equality she has organized 15 days workshop regarding sexual and reproductive health for adolescent which has become very effective session and hoping to conduct such session in future.

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

I enjoy nature and love trekking and watching movies in my free time.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • Nepali (Advanced/Native)
  • Hindi (Beginner)