S2 Publications

Keep scrolling down to download select publications or Click HERE to see list of S2 Publications for Download in our Digital Resource Centre (BETA) –currently there are 5 titles available for download and the list is growing. All titles are available for reading in our Lazimpat Resource Centre

To order physical copies of the books listed below, please contact us. The cost of the book is for the printing fee.

Green-Governance Trainers’ Training Manual Rs. 300/-

The training manual highlights Sustainable Development, Environment Problem in the World, Climate Change and Adaptation, CGreen Governanceoncept on Green Governance, Challenges for Green Governance, Green Economy and Green Economy in Nepal, Youth in Green Governance, Green Employment, Design on Environment Friendly Local Governance and training skills. S2 believe that the mentioned manual will be useful help in developing human resources on Green Governance and its related issues.
Status of Women
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Revisiting the Status of Nepali Women: An Examination of Women’s Exclusions From Development Processes (1991 through 2012) in Volume I, Volume II, and Executive Summary. Rs. 1000/- a set (EXECUTIVE SUMMARY IS AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD–click on this link)

This is a comparative study primarily based on research. The research was carried out in fifteen districts representing fifteen different communities residing in these districts. The research finding demonstrates the changes in different are such as Economy, Demography, Decision making, Education, Health, Governance and Legal aspects which took place in these districts in the past 30 years. 

Gender and Governance Manual-page-001Gender Ra Sushasan (Gender and Governance- Manual) Rs. 350/-

This Training of Trainers (ToT) manual, published in the year 2006, covers different aspects of gender and governance issues. It presents the areas that need urgent interventions for proper governance. It also discusses the means of achieving good governance in various fields from a gendered perspective. It includes other content like state, private sector and civic society roles, gender mainstreaming, rights, social inclusion, advocacy, and globalization.
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Gender Ra Digo Bikasma Spasta Abadharana (Manual of Gender and Sustainable Development) Rs. 200/-

This is a manual on Gender and Sustainable Development published both in Nepali and English language in the year 2002. It provides clarity on the definition of Gender and its related issues.

Emotional Pain-page-001Sambegatmak Pida Rupantaran (Manual of Transforming Emotional Pain) Rs. 200/-

This manual has been translated into Nepali version in the year 2007 which originally was published by Life Foundation, UK. This manual guides every human being to cope with her/his emotional imbalances and pain.

Peace Formula Manual-page-001Shanti Sutra (Manual on Peace Formula) Rs. 200/-

This manual attempts to illustrate the importance of peace  and links it to gender and humanitarian issues. The manual also addresses human behavior during and after conflict. It emphasizes the need to develop a harmonious environment amongst individuals and within communities; along with the roles and responsibilities that civil society has towards the process of peace building. This manual was published in the year 2006.

Younikta ManualYounikta Prasikchyan Pustika (Manual on Sexuality) Rs. 200/-

This manual was published in the year 2010 in Nepali language. It provides definition and information on sexuality related issues and covers different aspects of sexuality such as: perception related to sexuality, interrelationship between sex and reproductive health, sexuality and socialization, dimensions of sexuality, sexual and reproductive health and fundamental principles of sexual rights.

Gender Skill Manual-page-001Prashikchyak Prashikchyan Nirdeshika (Trainer’s Training Manual) Rs. 200/-

This is a trainers training manual prepared in Nepali language to guide the trainers on various elements of training cycle. This manual was published in the year 2001.

Youth Capacity Development MaterialsYuvaa Kshyamata Bikash Rs. 200/-

This Youth Capacity Development Resource Materials prepared for those youth, who are catalyst change maker of social transformation. It covered the subject wise knowledge, various contemporary youth’s issues and skills are equipped.

Yadi Malai Kasaile bhaneko BhayeYadi Malai Kasaile Bhaneko Bhaye (If Only Someone Had Told Me) Rs. 30/- Or DOWNLOAD FREE HERE

This booklet published in Nepali Language in the year 2004 describes about the child sexual abuse in the form of a story shared by a little girl. It is written in a simple way but provides a powerful message.

What is a boy what is a girlKeti Ke Ho? Keta Ke Ho? (What is a girl? What is a boy?) Rs. 80/-

This book tries to make readers think and initiate discussions on the differences and inequalities that exist between men and women and to find out who is responsible. This book was published in the year 1999.

Stewarding Develoment Nurturing Gender Master TrainersStewarding Development Nurturing – Gender Master Trainers in Nepal (1999-2014)

This directory of Gender Master Trainers has been published specifically for those organizations- Local, Regional and National – which have gender as one of their agendas and would like to use, in one way of the other, the knowledge, experience and service of the GMTs trained by Shtrii Shakti.

Sexuality BookSexuality: An Empowerment Perspective Rs. 200/-

The book on Sexuality highlights the relationship between sexuality and women’s empowerment within the context of Nepali Society. Following a review of major theoretical positions and approaches this work then highlights the main sexual practices in Nepal and explains how these are interpreted and understood by practicing population, demonstrating primarily that the control by patriarchal convention of women’s sexuality has remained a major case of their continued disempowerment and subordination. Most originally, though, this work examines the glaring inconsistencies between spiritual and social practices found within Nepali society, a society which possesses great reverence for the divine feminine as a life creating force but relegates women to the lower rungs of the social ladder.

Women and Governance-page-001Women and Governance Rs. 150/-

“Women and Governance” Re- imagining the state from a gender perspective Nepal Chapter.

Yo Gender Ke ho ta-page-001Akhir Yo Gender Ke ho ta? (What is Gender?) Rs. 60/-

This book, published in the year 2001, lucidly discusses the concept of “gender” in feminist and deals with the understanding relationships between different concepts like: the relationship between “gender” and “woman”, the difference between “women and development”, “gender and development”, “gender and patriarchy” and between “gender, caste and class”.

Purush Purushato-page-001Purush, Purushotwa Ra Purushbad (Exploring Masculinity) Rs. 80/-

This lucidly written book in Nepali language, published in the year 2005, explores the meaning of masculinity and its importance for gender relations, social arrangements, political and economic systems, religious and family ideologies. It looks at: hegemonic masculinity, militant masculinity, working class and bourgeois masculinity.

Naribad-page-001Naribad Ke Ho (What is Feminism?) Rs. 30/-

A book on “Naribad ke ho?” has been published in Nepali Language in the year 2001.The book describes the concept of Feminism and answers the various questions related to women of South Asia.

Bhagavad Gita-page-001Bhagwat Gita Jiwan Marga Rs. 200/-

This book is a synopsis of the Bhagwat Gita translated into Nepali, published in the year 2007. It comprises all the key messages which are useful in facing daily challenges in our life. It is written by Dr. Mansukh Patel of Life Foundation UK.

Pitrisatta ke ho-page-001Pitrisatta Ke Ho? (What is Patriarchy?) Rs. 60/-

This book published in 2001, introduces patriarchy as an analytical category in understanding women’s subordination- how it is constituted; its origin; and how it has evolved historically in different parts of the world. It identifies the women’s struggles in major social and political institutions.

Sur Ek Tara Rag AnekSur Ek Tara Rag Anek Rs. 100/-

This is a booklet which provides some thoughts and conceptual clarity on unity in diversity of nature and people .which need to do more practice and promote pluralism, then possible to have a world with justice , peace and harmony. This booklet was published in the year 2013.

Digo BikashDigo Bikas Bare Kehi Chintan (Some Thoughts on Sustainable Development) Rs. 20/-

This is a booklet which provides some thoughts and conceptual clarity on whether development is sustainable in its true sense in the present scenario. This booklet was published in the year 2003.