We met Laxmi and the children for the first time in 2015, right after the earth quake. We travelled to meet them 5 times, supported Women and Children Service Center for a bit over 2 years and finally went back to meet up again. It was really good to meet them all incl. the new … More Happy Reunion
“The world is more educated than ever before, with the average number of years spent in school increasing every year. A new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED) found that 85% of young adults aged 25-34 years have attained upper secondary education, wich typically starts at around 15 or 16 years … More Insights and Facts about Nepals Education Sector – education is key.
Today we want to touch a topic of delicate nature. A topic which needs to be addressed. If we like it or not, still these days in some places of Nepal girls and women when having their periods are treated as “dirty“, “impure“ and “contaminating“!?? This is the reason why often they are expelled from … More A Harmful Tradition Which Turns Girls And Women Into Untouchables / About “pureness” and believes
Today we would like to share some facts about the delicate topic of child marriage with you. According to information from Human Rights Watch (HRW) in Nepal and estimated 37% of girls marry before the age of 18 despite the fact that the minimum age to legally marry under Nepali law is 20 years (!!) of age. UNICEF data … More Child Marriage – 37% of girls are under the age of 18 / Facts about Nepal