Name : HISILA YAMI
Citizen: Nepali
Date of birth: 25 june 1959: youngest of seven children.
Birth place: Kathmandu, nepal

Father’s name: Late Dharma Ratna Yami, Nepalese freedom fighter during anti rana movement, State Minister of Forest-1951: Author of  
many books .

Mother’s name: Late Hira Devi Yami, women activist and Nepalese freedom fighter during anti-rana movement.

Marital status: Married in 1981

Husband : Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, the Rt. Honorable Prime Minister of Federal
Democratic Republic of Nepal, August 2011-13

Child: One daughter: Manushi Yami Bhattarai, Secretary of Independent Student Union, Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu, 2009-12

Education: Master’s of Architecture (Housing), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, 1993-1995
Bachelors of Architecture, School of Plannning and Architecture, New Delhi, India, 1982.

Higher Secondary: Central School, Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur, India 1975

Dissertation: Gender Issues in Housing in Nepal, M. Arch. (Housing).1993-1995  

Major training : Training in Urban Area and Development, Kathmandu, 1990 – 1992 .  
International Course on Housing, HABITAT & UNCHS, Indonesia (3 weeks),  
Belgium (1 month), 1993.

Worked in Centre for Women and Development 1984

Attended workshop:
The politics of women’s representation and Inclusion in Peace Processes: feb 3-5, 2020 hatfield college, durham, uk

Work experience: Lecturer, Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Lalitpur, Nepal 1983-1996

General experiences:  

General secretary, All India Nepalese Student’s Association, 1981 – 1982.

Treasurer, Nepal Engineer’s Association, 1985 – 1987.
President, Prerana Mahila Parivar, 1990 – 1992.
Founder member, Mahila Surakshya Davab Samuha (Women Security Pressure Group) 1991


Party Status : Politburo Member in Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) 2004
President of All Nepal Women’s Association (Revolutionary) CPN(Maoist): 1995-1997.
Incharge of Women’ Department, CPN(Maoist): 2001-2005
Ast Incharge of Kathmandu Vally Bureau, CPN(Maoist):  2003-2011
Vice-President of Ekikrit Newa Rastriya Mukti Morcha CPN(Maoist): 2003-2012
Fraction incharge of All Nepal Women’s Association ( Revolutionary): 2012

Head Quarter Member of Naya Shakti Party, Nepal:2016
Vice-President of Samajbadi Party, Nepal 2019

Central Execuive Member of Janata Samajbadi Party, Nepal: 2020

Head of the Department of Inclusion, Janata Samajbadi Party, Nepal: 2020

Political experience:  

Participated in People’s War CPN(Maoist):: 1998-2006

Police custody and jailed many times for anti-monarchy activities(between 1990-1995)
Participated in People’s War (1996-2006) to overthrow Monarchy system in Nepal.
Legislative Member nominated in 2007 January.
Constituent Assembly Member elected in March 2008 from Kathmandu constituencies no 7
Minister of Physical Planning and Works, April 2007  
Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, April 2008
Minister of Land Reform and Management , August 2011  

First Lady: August 2011- March 2013

Awards: ‘Best Sports Woman Award’, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India 1980.
‘Woman of the year’ Antar-rashtriya Manch Patrika (International Forum magazine), Nepal 1990.
Figured in ‘Top Ten Women of Nepal’, Bimochan (Monthly Magazine), Nepal 2005

Publications: Adha Akash Adha Dharti, ed. By Hisila Yami, Sita Sharma, Durga Neupane, Prerana Mahila  
Parivar , 1991. 

Squatter settlement in nepal, editor, Hisila Yami, 1990

Adhikar: Demystification of Law for Nepali Women, Hisila Yami, Sandhya Basnet Bhatta,  
Tulsi Bhatta, Prerana Mahila Parivar, 1993.

Marxbad ra Mahila Mukti, Hisila Yami and Baburam Bhattarai, Utprerak Publication, 2000.
-Second Edition, Two – Line Publication, 2006

People’s War and Women’s Liberation in Nepal, Hisila Yami Purbaiya Publication 2006.
(Translated into Italian, Indian Languages) – Second Edition , Janadhwani Publication, 2007

Janayuddha ra Mahila Mukti, Hisila Yami, Janadhwani Publication, 2006.

Articles Written in Many National and International Magazines.

Countries visited:

India, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Singapor, Netherland, Brussel, Luxumberg, United Kingdom, United States of America, France, Italy, Germany, Egypt, Brazil, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iran, Austrlaiia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Vatican city, Hongkong