Guiding Himalayan treks, Nepali woman scales mountains of social taboos
"People can say what they want. I have to do it. I have to make a different kind of society for Nepali women."
- Kamala Biswakarma, women's rights trailblazer
Pokhara, Nepal - Kamala Biswakarma wears the pants in her family.
To work in a male-dominated industry, with a salary equal to "high government officials," is almost unheard of for women in most parts of Nepal.