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

Bound by the bindi

Has wearing the bindi been an act of conformity to the Sindhi community?

Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.