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Learning by doing
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Nepal, Jan. 28 -- More often than not, thinking of a plumber or an electrician conjures up images of a man on the job. Almost all carpentry shops and motorcycle service centres across the country have an all-male workforce. Even at home, it's the men who take up the task of dismantling and assembling pieces of furniture and making sure electrical appliances are in place and functioning. This is the way it's been done for so long that it might even seem natural, tools and hardware are synonymous with masculinity and it seems it has always been a man's job to fix things.
"There are many things that women across the world are discouraged from doing and using tools is among them," says Priya Joshi, who, in 2015, co-founded #MakerKT, an organ...
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