For Nepali Activist, Fight for Justice leads home

Between 2001 and 2004 hundreds of Nepali villagers disappeared as a result of the armed conflict that occurred in Nepal during this time.  The whereabouts of many of these people are still unknown.  In response to the disappearances in his home district of Lamjung including that of his own father, Ram Bhandari founded the Committee for Social Justice (CSJ) in the spring of 2007.  CSJ’s main objective is to advocate for victim’s rights and assist families in discovering the whereabouts … Continue Reading →

Meet one of our JusticeMakers: Ram Kumar Bhandari from Nepal

One of the main challenges of the JusticeMakers competition was to find an innovative way to ameliorate some of the social justice problems that exist in one’s community. For Nepalese applicant Ram Kumar Bhandari, just making sure his primary application submitted was a major feat. Faced with an unexpected faulty internet connection, he drove 200 kilometers from Lamjung to Kathmandu to submit his application. That sense of determination needs a serious shout out on our blog! Ram Kumar Bhandari is … Continue Reading →