nepal earthquake

One year later: Women rebuilding Nepal

On April 25, 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, leveling entire villages and bringing destruction and devastation. Less than three weeks later, another 7.3-magnitude quake shook the country. The aftershocks brought landslides and new dangers, impeding survivors’ efforts to find loved ones, seek shelter, and rebuild. “A lot was lost in the dreadful event—more than…

Women survivors of the Nepal earthquake: A photo series

“At the end of the day, women will do what they have to do to survive.” – Lily Thapa, founder and director of Global Fund for Women grantee partner Women for Human Rights, Nepal At the end of June 2015, just two months after the deadly earthquake hit Nepal, photojournalist Alison Wright traveled to the…