Nepal | April 20, 2019

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  • End child marriage: Time to act now

    “Gaunpalika Mayor commits to ending child marriage”... “Parliamentarians to act tough against child marriage”… “Village girls stop child marriages”… “Priests join the fight against c...

  • Nepal criticised for not stopping child marriages

    Traditional practices, poverty, last year's massive earthquake and Nepal's ongoing political instability mean child marriages remain a serious problem in the country, where 10 percent of the girls mar...

  • Call for assessment of girls’ vulnerability to child marriage after quake

    The Committee on the Rights of the Child has recommended to the government to undertake an assessment of the impact of the 2015 earthquake on girls’ vulnerability to child marriage and apply those f...

  • Pre-event workshop for Nepal Girl Summit-2016 begins

    The three-day pre-event workshop for the Nepal Girl Summit-2016 has kicked off in Budhanilkantha-based Park Village Resort from yesterday....

  • Nepal to host first Girl Summit

    The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare is organising Girl Summit on March 23 with technical and financial support from the Department for International Development and United Nations Child...

  • Post-quake, child marriage cases up

    Two months on, as locals struggle to find proper shelters to live in, as the monsoon rains are making life more difficult, there is an increasing fear that child marriages will go up. ...

  • Implant use increases by 400pc in 10 years

    The example of Nepal shows how information can help programme designers understand some key challenges and opportunities for improving contraceptive choice, says a report released by Washington-based ...

  • UNFPA holds briefing on family planning

    A briefing on Family Planning 2020 and Nepal’s commitment to family planning progress was conducted in Kathmandu on Friday....

  • Sexual and reproductive health

    Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is a common concern and health need of the Nepali youth....

  • Violence against women: Slippery path to justice

    Despite the fear of being ostracized by her family and community, she decided it was time to bring her case into the light when her husband started becoming extremely violent....

  • Empower women thru education: Prince Harry

    Prince Harry today stressed the need for educating girls, saying education empowers them to improve their lives and the lives of everyone around them....