Two artistic outputs from Nepal

Short Film on Menstruation - Janajyoti Secondary School

Menstruation is treated as something impure and dirty in Nepal. Girls and women are alienated during this time and face harmful social restrictions. The video seeks to create awareness about the current situation and the need to stop harmful traditional practices. The video was developed by members of the Child Club from Janapriya Secondary Schools (Makwanpur district) in Nepal after their attendance of a mobile film-making training provided by MAP partner HRFC.

Deuda Song on Human Trafficking - Janajyoti Secondary School

Human trafficking for sexual exploitation in Nepal is growing due to extreme poverty (partly resulting from the earthquake in 2015), illiteracy, unemployment, poor law enforcement. Trafficking mainly affects girls and young women who are forced to ‘work’. Here is a video produced by Janjyoti Secondary School to raise awareness about this issue through the use of the local art Deuda.