Nepal’s Women & Possible: Pushing Back Against the Patriarchy

Sponsor Content: Cathay Pacific


In a country where women often need their husbands’ permission just to go to the doctor, basic health education can be hard to come by. In defiance of that “tradition”, Possible deploys a team of local community health workers—known as “the women in blue saris”—to some of the remotest parts of the country. This video, which accompanies the second article in a three-part series, goes along with them as they carry out their primary mission: to empower women with the information and support they need to take care of their health.


Read the second article: A New Way to Care for Nepal's Poorest


About the Project

Possible’s mission to rebuild the medical-care system of Nepal and bring healing to its people receives major support from Cathay Pacific Airways—and gives new meaning to the pursuit of “life well-travelled.”

Video by Scott Sinkler and Atlantic Re:think  

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