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Anjana Shakya

Anjana Shakya

Chairperson, Himalayan Human Rights Monitors; Chairperson, Beyond Beijing Committee; Board member, Smith College Alumnae Association  Anjana has been involved with transitional justice work with women and children directly involved and affected by armed conflict in Nepal. Anjana started HimRights LifeLine during the conflict and continues to monitor, document, mediate, and rescue. At present, the program ...More

Raising Up Women and Children in Nepal

At the end of 1995, years before Anjana Shakya, MA ’02, arrived at CJP as a Fulbright scholar, she gathered representatives of non-governmental women’s groups in Nepal and founded the Beyond Beijing Committee to lobby for women’s rights and inclusion as equal participants. Earlier, in September 1995, Shakya had the Nepalese women’s delegation to the ...More