Ravi Kumar, Time, June 8, 2015

On April 25 and May 12, Nepal was hit by devastating earthquakes. Those involved in the relief and recovery process have shown tremendous conviction to help Nepal rebuild. But Nepal’s deeply entrenched patriarchal and its unfair culture toward women will likely continue to complicate efforts to help the country recover. As a Nepalese citizen and co-founder of a company that is using open data to help with the recovery efforts, this article’s author believes that one way to minimize the potential damage would be to ensure women are leading the reconstruction process: “Women have lost the most—and they have the most to lose.” […read more]