About Pragya Lamsal

Pragya Lamsal is a Nepal-based development professional and women’s rights activist, focusing especially on menstrual rights and taboos. She is a long-time advocate of the notion that menstrual taboos in Nepal are not a cultural or religious issue but a human right issue. She has been involved in various advocacy campaigns, especially menstrual hygiene, right to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), disability rights, gender equality and equity as well as women’s economic empowerment. Pragya is also a writer and blogger. Her articles have been appeared in various renowned media outlets including The Guardian, The Independent, Girls’ Globe, The Kathmandu Post and more.