Matilda Branson


Matilda is a passionate feminist currently working in gender and development in Nepal. With a Master in Gender and Development from the University of Melbourne (in Australia, mate), her favourite pastimes include stalking beach destinations on GoogleEarth (the Himalayas are a long way from the sea), fishing and singing Disney classics.

Is the World Starting to Care About Rape?

by Matilda Branson As I shudder a little on a foolish sojourn to the bathroom scales, shudder at the excesses of Christmas and New ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson As I shudder a little on a foolish sojourn to the ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson As I shudder a little on a foolish sojourn to the bathroom scales, shudder at the ... [ more ]

Breaking the Silence on Violence Against Women in Papua New Guinea

by Matilda Branson I currently have the pleasure to be working with two amazing Women Human Rights Defenders from Papua New Guinea (PNG), Mary ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson I currently have the pleasure to be working with two amazing ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson I currently have the pleasure to be working with two amazing Women Human Rights Defenders from ... [ more ]

A Lesson in Self-Care for Women’s Rights Defenders

by Matilda Branson Are you a rough, tough women’s rights defender? Are you an advocate for girls and women, battling gender discrimination, forever championing ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson Are you a rough, tough women’s rights defender? Are you an ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson Are you a rough, tough women’s rights defender? Are you an advocate for girls and women, ... [ more ]

Nepal’s 1st National Netball Team – After the Game

by Matilda Branson Just a quick update on Nepal’s National Netball Team, which I wrote about in August. A quick word with the coaches ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson Just a quick update on Nepal’s National Netball Team, which I ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson Just a quick update on Nepal’s National Netball Team, which I wrote about in August. A ... [ more ]

A Voice for a Select Group of Men With Too Much Time On Their Hands

by Matilda Branson There is a website that I don’t like very much. Originally I was not going to write about it, because I ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson There is a website that I don’t like very much. Originally ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson There is a website that I don’t like very much. Originally I was not going to ... [ more ]

Women’s Empowerment Through Nepal’s 1st National Netball Team

by Matilda Branson As usual, life in Kathmandu tosses up some odd opportunities. Last week I had the pleasure of playing practice games of ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson As usual, life in Kathmandu tosses up some odd opportunities. Last ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson As usual, life in Kathmandu tosses up some odd opportunities. Last week I had the pleasure ... [ more ]