Women are key drivers of change! Read in the Washington Post how Kathmandu’s ‘kung fu nuns’ sprang into action after the deadly earthquake in Nepal.

“The nuns began learning kung fu from a Vietnamese teacher in defiance of accepted gender codes in the Buddhist monastic system. But over time, they have harnessed the ancient Chinese martial art for meditation, community work, edgy campaigns against toxic waste, and for women’s empowerment and walkathons against the prevalence of plastic products in everyday life.”

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feature image: “Nepal” by babasteve is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

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