Bibhu Thapaliya has a Master’s degree in Development Studies from Kathmandu University. She worked in an I/NGOs as a project coordinator looking after girls’ education and disaster response portfolios. Her primary interests are in qualitative studies, with major focus on gender. At Social Science Baha, she is involved in labour, mobility, gender- and trafficking-related research studies. Her publications include Talking about reproduction with a migrating spouse: Women’s experiences in Dhading, Nepal (2018) and The (re)productive work of labour migration: the reproductive lives of women with an absent spouse in the central hill region of Nepal (2018). She likes traveling, interacting with people, and writing stories.