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Nepal's Children's Act 2075 & what it means for the children of Nepal

To mark the momentous passing of the Children’s Act in Nepal, Save the Children in Nepal’s Child Rights Governance and Child Protection Advisor, Dilli Guragai, shares his views on the Children's...

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Bhutan Child Helpline Launched

Coinciding with the international Day of the Girl Child, The National Commission for Women and Children launched the "Child Helpline 1098" with funding from Save the Children member country Hong...

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Parliament in Nepal passes a bill to outlaw chhaupadi

In July last year, a 15-year-old girl was found dead in a shed in Achham district, Nepal. She was a ninth grader at the local Rastra Bhasha Secondary School. The police officer investigating the...

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Reality click through digital stories 

"How is it possible to create stories through photos?", Basanti asked on the very first day of Digital Storytelling Workshop. Her question echoed the questions 16 girls had in their mind when they...

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A boy with the will of steel 

In Nepal, like many countries in Asia, child born with disabilities are considered a burden on the family and often separated from the family or institutionalized....

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Getting to Zero by 2030: ending child marriage in Nepal

Nepal has high incidences of child marriages. Save the Children Nepal team has been crusading on child marriage campaigns for the past 6 years. The success is beginning to show - This is an...

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Married at 17 an entrepreneur at 21

Co-authored by Vinita Thapa, Media &communications Coordinator, Save the Children in Nepal...

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Joining hands with police to end child marriage in Kalikot

Many years ago, when we started the campaign to end child marriage in Kalikot district in mid-west Nepal, I remember one particular incident. Bipana was 16, in seventh grade and was just about to...

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What impact has the Every Last Child campaign had in 2016?

In April 2016 we launched our Every Last Child campaign in over 70 countries. In the past year, we have seen incredible successes, progress and outcomes at national, regional and international...

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Child Marriage and After

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Girls with Cameras: Captured & Framed!

In Nepal, we worked with 78 girls from four districts, taught them the basics of photography and saw the world through their eyes

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Breaking Barriers: Raising Confident Young Women  

Gyani Devi lives in Saptari, a district in the eastern region of Nepal. Like most Nepali parents, she was elated when her son married a beautiful girl of 14 – Punam. Immediately after the marriage,...

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Children are the best advocates for children

In Kapilvastu of Western Nepal, monsoon was in full swing. Farmers were busy transplanting paddy, and tending to their fields. It was then that a set of parents began making plans to marry off...

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Girls from Saptari in Nepal speak about what matters most to them

Pushpa is a 15 year old teenager from Saptari, a district in Eastern Nepal. She studies at a local community school, while her brother is sent to an urban private school. Stung by this unfair...

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Nepal launched its campaign over steaming cups of tea

“My friend stayed at a temporary shelter after the earthquake, then eloped with a boy. She became pregnant and now at the age of 16, has a child. She has stopped studying,” a teenaged girl shared...

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Breakthrough in Nepal: reaching the unreached

Dukhiya Musahar, 29, lives in the low-land Nepali district of Sarlahi, bordering India to the south and flanked by the Sivalik Hills in the north. The green, fertile lands are more tropical than...

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Adolescent girls in Nepal need to be reached now

Tara’s* eyes have an innocent gleam, and a mischievous twinkle. She is just 18, after all....

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Ending malnutrition for every last child in Nepal

Nepal’s progress in reducing malnutrition has not been inclusive and many disadvantaged groups lag behind....

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Report: Unequal Portions

Good nutrition – a healthy, balanced, adequate diet – is a matter of life or death. And the difference between surviving or thriving. It is essential for a healthy immune system, to protect against...

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Leave no child behind

This first appeared on Republica - Nepal Republic Media...

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