Kan Yan (Nepal)


Kan Yan

Kan Yan (Backward Society Education – BASE): Kan graduated with a BA in Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. During this time, Kan conducted research on the education of Turkish students in Berlin, interned for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former-Yugoslavia, interned for the Texas Speaker of the House on state education, and worked part-time for an anti-private prison campaign. After he graduated, Kan undertook a year of exploring, teaching, traveling, and learning languages. He then enrolled in Harvard Law School where he studying for a joint degree (with the Fletcher School) when he undertook his AP fellowship. In 2008, Kan advised a Karen NGO working on land issues within Burma. After his fellowship, Kan wrote: “It was really nourishing in a way I can't quite put into words.”



24 Jul

The role of civil society in dealing with child labor

BASE believes it is necessary to coordinate and cooperate with stakeholders, other NGOs, INGOs and

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Posted Jul 24, 2009

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24 Jul

Social Justice Challenges of Child Labor

From “Child Labor in Nepal: A Brief Overview” by Jim Flood Quick Facts •    There

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Posted Jul 24, 2009

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24 Jul

Two Video Blog Pieces on BASE Advocacy for Child Laborers

Hey there readers, Here are a couple short video pieces about work that BASE does.

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Posted Jul 24, 2009

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24 Jul

BASE’s Approach to Advocacy

Because child labor is a burning issue in Nepal, BASE implemented the “Freedom for Child

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Posted Jul 24, 2009

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24 Jul

Defining the disempowerment of Tharus

Well, I just learned there are a series of required blog posts that I didn’t

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Posted Jul 24, 2009

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11 Jul

Bad Liars, Fake Buyers, and American Love

The Work Well they don’t teach lawyers to lie here as well as in the

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Posted Jul 11, 2009

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09 Jul

Sleuthing Out Liars, Steinbeck, Motorcycle Reality, and The Tarai

The Work Today I interviewed Sabita’s owner, an attorney in town. I had yet to

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Posted Jul 09, 2009

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07 Jul

Follow-Up on the Returned Kids

Howdy Readers, I’m getting back into the swing of work down here and have decided

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Posted Jul 07, 2009

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05 Jul

4th of July

Independence Day. Another year of America. But this year Barak Obama’s America. This past year

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Posted Jul 05, 2009

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26 Jun

Expectation Video

The Advocacy Project requires a series of short videos to be produced during the fellowship.

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Posted Jun 26, 2009

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19 Jun

Working Title Logo

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Posted Jun 19, 2009

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18 Jun

Return

Tuesday we returned three of the kids at the transit home, Sabita, Ragina, and Binti

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Posted Jun 18, 2009

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13 Jun

Photos of the Kids

As promised: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2687822&id=7902240&l=8c6c64f5a9

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Posted Jun 13, 2009

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13 Jun

World Day Against Child Labor

Yesterday was World Day Against Child Labor. We celebrated in Nepalganj by having a big

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Posted Jun 13, 2009

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09 Jun

Photos of Field Visit to Bardiya and Kailali

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2685215&id=7902240&l=bb9ae73ab7

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Posted Jun 09, 2009

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07 Jun

I’ve actually been doing stuff.

Okay readers this is an important post! I haven’t actually revealed any of the work

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Posted Jun 07, 2009

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01 Jun

Stuck to my seat.

“The Garuwa can make you stick to your seat.” Sitting among the medicine men, the

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Posted Jun 01, 2009

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25 May

Trip to Tulsipur

Departing the plane in Nepalganj, I was first off the plane and had no idea

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Posted May 25, 2009

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19 May

Making Business News in Nepal

See Newspaper Clipping

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Posted May 19, 2009

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16 May

Interviewing Landless in the Terai

So I just returned from a week of assisting the Fordham Law School fact-finding mission

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Posted May 16, 2009

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06 May

Back on the Road

Hello everyone I know. So I haven’t had a blog since I was a teenager

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Posted May 06, 2009

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