Case Studies

Young woman with disability becomes sanitary pad entrepreneur…

After receiving training from Plan International, Chiring has tripled her income by making and selling reusable sanitary pads, and is thriving despite losing a leg as a young child.
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Menstrual hygiene support for girl with disability during COVID-19…

The COVID-19 lockdowns prevented girls and young women like Sita from being able to properly manage their periods. In response, Plan International Nepal provided sanitary kits to support girls'…
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Girl activist works to end child marriage in her community

Having avoided an early marriage as a girl, Asha wants to ensure other girls understand their right to choose their own futures.
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The girl changing perceptions of politics in Nepal

Swastika, 19, is changing the face of politics in Nepal. Through campaigning and raising awareness, she is showing that girls belong in the political sphere.
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Fathers’ groups break taboos around menstruation

Tilakram is among a number of men who have learnt about menstruation in fathers' groups. Along with his peers, he's now breaking down taboos to support girls and young women to manage their…
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Skills training helps prevent child, early and forced marriage…

Parbarti is among a number of young women in Nepal who are learning new skills, earning money and taking the lead on their futures so they can say no to child, early and forced marriage.
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The young married couple advocating against child marriage

Melina married her husband Suman at the age of 17. Having faced a number of challenges, they are now working in their community to educate other young people about the risks of child marriage.…
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Abuse and trafficking survivor trains for a better future

At the age of just 27, Sima is a survivor of abuse and trafficking. However, thanks to skills training, she is creating a better future for herself and her daughter.
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Skills training transforms trafficking survivor’s life…

Kabita, a 29-year-old trafficking survivor from Nepal, has turned her life around following skills training provided by Plan International.
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Trafficking survivor becomes unsafe migration activist

After being trafficked to India, Ramesh is now studying and working back at home in Nepal in addition to becoming an outspoken activist working to end unsafe migration.
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Anti-trafficking sessions prevent mother’s unsafe migration…

trafficking sessions organised by Plan International Nepal showed her how unsafe this could be and she is now learning new skills to support her family.
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Meet the girl keeping her community safe from disasters in Nepal…

Although Nirmala is from a marginalised community, she has learned leadership skills and is taking the lead on preparing her community for disasters, following training from Plan International.…
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