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Ethnic minority groups tend to be marginalised across the globe, and the situation might be even worse in South Asia. Nepal, the country where I’m from, is a multi-ethnic (125 ethnic groups) and multilingual (92 spoken languages) country with still lingering caste-based hierarchies. In this hierarchical system, set up (formally) mid-19th centu...
still remember the day vividly: I asked my father for money to pay for my
high-school tuition. As my father handed me the money, my mother responded, “Why do you keep spending money on her
education? She will be married soon, anyhow, and will go to someone else’s
home. There is no use for us.” I wonder how my life might have turned out