Mrs. Uprety is working as a Team Leader for Public Health and Nutrition Promotion under Rural Health Education Service Trust, Nepal. She received her Master’s degree in Arts from Women and Development Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands. She did her M.D from Kharkov State Medical Institute Ukraine (Former Soviet Union). She worked in government hospitals for about 8 years which includes several renowned maternity hospitals of the country. Her commitment and efforts towards improvement of menstrual hygiene of women and child health inspired her desire to advocate for women’s rights regarding abortion in the international diaspora. She was involved with different non-governmental organizations and worked in several states of the country as well as outside Nepal as a public health specialist which provided her the momentum in this journey. She gained insights about various problems associated with maternal and child health care while working in different parts of the country. Also she has written many articles on community based approaches for solving the above said issues and besides this, she is also an eloquent speaker and has spoken in many national and international forums.