Boroka Godley (Nepal)


Boroka Godley (Nepal)

Boroka is currently pursuing a Master in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute Geneva, with a specialisation in power and conflict. Prior to this, she studied French and Spanish at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. During her undergraduate studies, she spent one year living and working in Guanajuato, Mexico, where she taught English as a foreign language. She also volunteered in a local community, where she developed empowerment activities for young women, encouraging them to pursue further education. Boroka spent three months interning at the UNHCR in Budapest, where she worked in the data management unit. Having been brought up in a dual nationality household, Boroka has acquired an international outlook and enjoys adapting to multicultural environments. She is passionate is about promoting gender equality, and is very excited about her fellowship!



05 Sep

Chhaupadi: A Mentality

In recent years, menstruation has become a trendy topic in the international sphere. Period Poverty

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Posted Sep 05, 2019

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05 Aug

Menstruation and Men

Within most societies, menstruation is generally perceived as a ‘woman’s problem.’ Women are the ones

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Posted Aug 05, 2019

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30 Jul

Is Education the Answer?

Life is Gutu is generally peaceful and quiet. The only traffic consists of the local

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Posted Jul 30, 2019

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29 Jul

A Political Question

The practice of Chhaupadi was made illegal by the Supreme Court of Nepal in 2005.

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Posted Jul 29, 2019

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27 Jul

A Traditional Healer with a Traditional Viewpoint?

In the local villages of Nepal, traditional healers, also known as the dhami, are the

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Posted Jul 27, 2019

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26 Jul

A Grandmother’s Wisdom

In Nepali society, a woman moves in with her husband’s family when she gets married.

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Posted Jul 26, 2019

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15 Jul

Strong and Stubborn Sunita speaks out against Chhaupadi

Directions: Walk straight, past three houses and a small snack shop. Descend into the valley,

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Posted Jul 15, 2019

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11 Jul

Seema and Parbati: Fearing God

Seema is 17 years old and lives with her mother, Parbati, and the rest of

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Posted Jul 11, 2019

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09 Jul

How to Change a Cultural Practice?

Greetings from Gutu! After having spent one week in Kathmandu adjusting to the Nepali pace

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Posted Jul 09, 2019

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15 Jun

Dust, Dreams and a Dreadfully Long Flight

Namaste! Welcome to my first blog, written as I drink my third coffee of the

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Posted Jun 15, 2019

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