Weena Pun

Weena Pun is a writer and journalist based in Ithaca.

Domestic flights

Risks and opportunities for women migrant labourers from Nepal.

Mar 23, 2017

Lahure laments

What songs say of the migrant culture.

Jun 23, 2016

Far from truth

On the policing of sexuality of migrant workers’ wives in Nepal.

Dec 23, 2015

‘Them greedy victims’

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: As the memory of the devastation of April-May earthquakes recedes, some have resorted to victim blaming.

Aug 28, 2015

Domestic flights

Risks and opportunities for women migrant labourers from Nepal.

Mar 15, 2015

Changing literature, changing country

Himal speaks to noted Nepali literary critic Khagendra Sangroula.

Oct 15, 2012

Departure lounge

Hanging out in Kathmandu's international airport with soon-to-be migrants.

Oct 01, 2011

Latest Articles

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.

Fighting for their lives

The story of India's HIV patients and the antiretroviral drug supply crisis.

Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban

Pakistan’s negotiations with the banned group may lead to more violence and instability.