In the 5 minutes it takes you to read this, 152 girls under the age of 18 will get married—whether they want to or not.
The leader of that event was 18-years old, Pooja Teli, from Bagaha, Rohini 1- Rupandehi, Nepal.
Funded by the Kendeda Fund, the Tipping Point Initiative addresses root causes of child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) in Nepal and Bangladesh.
Phase one of the Tipping Point project ran in Nepal from 2014-2018 with $1.5 million. It’s currently in a second phase that will run until 2020. Phase 1 reached 1,391 people. CARE partnered with Dalit Social Development Committee (DSDC) and Siddhartha…
In Nepal, families are 22% more likely to believe that their daughters can get a job than they used to be—a sign of improving gender equality and hope for the future.
The determination and hope of Anita BK made her Vice-President among other 28 members in Citizen Awareness Center.
“Now I can stand up in meetings and introduce myself—something I was never able to do before. After 16 weeks of gender training, not only can I introduce myself, but I can be a leader.”
Two years after the Nepal earthquake, skilled female masons are in high demand.
Childbirth is never an easy thing, especially not in the aftermath of a major earthquake that has destroyed your home, livelihood and health facilities