2015 Nepal Earthquake lessons for COVID-19: how to put women at the forefront of the crisis and recovery
5 years on from the devasting earthquake in Nepal, Kripa Basnyat (LSE) and Dipti Tamang (Darjeeling
Government College in West Bengal, India) explain the fundamental role Nepalese women played in the
country’s response to the natural disaster, and what lessons we can learn when confronting the country’s response
to current COVID-19 global epidemic.