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Tamang, Stella

Stella Tamang is well known as an innovative activist for women, indigenous populations, and religious minorities, both in her native Nepal and internationally. Her work to promote both social justice and peace has animated ideals and values with practical and applied principals. Through her work as an educator she has developed programs that combine education and practical skill building as a means of overcoming poverty and social dependence. Tamang's promotion of peace emphasizes the importance of women's voices in changing attitudes toward violence. As an activist for peace, justice, and nonviolence, Tamang started Milijuli Nepal and the International Fellowship of Reconciliation, which is based in the Netherlands. She was recognized as one of the 1000 Peace-Women who were jointly nominated for the Nobel Peace prize ...

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