Child Marriage

7/7/14

Partners to End Child Marriage: SSS

Siddartha Samuyadayik Samaj (SSS) works with CARE in Nepal to end child marriage, covering communities in the Rupandehi district.  Founded in 2003 years ago, SSS’s vision is a fair and equitable society, and their mission is to create social and economic and health empowerment for women to change

7/7/14

Partners to End Child Marriage: DSDC

The Dalit Social Development Center (DSDC) works with CARE in Nepal on the Tipping Point project to help end child marriage.  On the Tipping point, DSDC works in Kapilvastu.

10/16/13

Girl Power at Its Best

When I left for Lalwi village, in Bahraich, to meet the girls of Ekta adolescent group, little did I know that I was about to discover a gold mine of inspirational stories.

10/16/13

Girl Most Likely To: Be a Force for Change

This ‘burden’ said no to child marriage, and demanded an education instead.

 

It was all arranged, even the dowry.

10/16/13

Girl Most Likely To: Start a Revolution

This ‘Disposable’ Girl Became The Most Educated Person in Her Village.

 

10/11/13

Sentenced to Marriage at 16

When Robena was 16 years old, her father killed a person, and gave Robena to the family he had hurt in order to compensate for the death. She, too, had become a victim of her father's crime.

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