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Party time in community 

Updated: Aug 12, 2021


Girls young enough to still be in school celebrate Teej by dressing in red, dancing and fasting in order to get a good husband in the future. Older women abstain even from water in the belief that it helps their husband’s health. Our host mum valiantly fasted for over 24 hours whilst also cooking us and her husband two rounds of daal bhaat (rice and lentils) a day. It’s not a lie when they say the women in Nepal are strong.

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