Suprina Bajracharya – Women Deliver
2020

Suprina Bajracharya

  • Age: 24
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Amplify the voices of young people from the grassroots to national level. Understand, respect, and utilize the energy of young people.

- Suprina Bajracharya

Bio

Suprina Bajracharya was born and raised in Nepal. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Social Word from Tribhuwan University, St. Xavier’s College in 2020. As a Fellow at Teach for Nepal, Suprina is responsible for attending virtual meetings with the Teach for Nepal family, creating multiple worksheets for primary and secondary level students, and making content for grammar topics and scripts to broadcast in local radio stations in Nepal. As a member at YoSHAN, she edits videos where young people are interviewed on different topics like mental health in COVID-19, helpline services, menstrual health, and hygiene. Additionally, Suprina is a Trainee at Body&Data, Trainee at the Association of Youth Organization Nepal, and Trainee at BISWAS Nepal.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Since childhood, I have been observing something strange whenever our family performs certain religious rituals. Senior members from the neighbors are invited for discussion regarding how to conduct the ritual. Decisions are always made by male members while the females must listen to what the men have to say. These moments make me more certain about the importance of equality, of our voices being heard, and of respecting human dignity and worth.

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

Biswas Nepal, an NGO, advocates against injustice, exploitation, and abuse faced by workers of the entertainment sector organized a rally program on International Women's Day. From my level, I made numerous pamphlets and slogans related to women and also actively participated in the rally.

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

Dancing, sleeping, creating and editing videos, watching movies and reflecting on them, shopping, and roaming around.

Languages Spoken:

  • Nepali (Advanced/Native)
  • Newari (Advanced/Native)
  • English (Intermediate)
  • Indian (Elementary)

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