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Pregnant and working in the fields (video)

By on Feb 24, 2014 in Nepal

Sonia Narang

Women in Nepal do the lion’s share of agricultural work and it is common for them to continue working in the fields throughout pregnancy. In recent years, Nepal has made a big push to improve the health of pregnant women. The government has built new birthing centres and has...

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Seven months pregnant and working in the fields

Seven months pregnant and working in the fields

By on Feb 10, 2014 in Nepal

Sonia Narang

Women in Nepal do the lion’s share of agricultural work, and it’s common for them to continue working in the fields throughout pregnancy. But this can seriously affect their health, and that of their unborn child. In the Himalayan nation of Nepal, in the village of Pawati, Januka Rasaeli...

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Behind the Walls Of Nepal’s Women

Behind the Walls Of Nepal’s Women

By on Aug 14, 2013 in Nepal

Sonia Narang

The World’s multimedia producer Sonia Narang is wrapping up a three-week trip to Nepal where she’s been reporting on the difficult lives of women who still abide by centuries-old traditions.     Narang takes a particular look at Nepalese pregnant women who are required to work long hours in...

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