Meet the girls who escaped child marriage
With nearly 1 in 2 girls married off before the age of 18*, South Asia has the highest prevalence of child marriage in the world. But girls are fighting back against this harmful tradition.
We will not stop until all girls are seen, listened to and valued
Sabina uses street drama and theatrical performances to prevent child marriages in her community by highlighting the negative outcomes such as gender-based discrimination and violence.
Laxmi: I stopped my own child marriage
Laxmi’s parents planned for her to get married at 16, however, thanks to the knowledge she gained at her children’s club, she managed to persuade them that it was not a good idea.
"Women can do the same work as men"
Jayanti is proud to say she is a now an independent young woman. Recalling the days when her life was limited to household chores and agricultural labour, she does not take her new found freedom lightly.
Schools prepare for disasters in West Nepal
We are working with children, teachers and communities to ensure children are prepared for disasters when they are at school.