Today is #InternationalDayoftheGirl - a reminder of the specific challenges faced by girls across the world.
In Nepal, girls from disadvantaged backgrounds face a very high risk of being exploited. The majority of child labourers in Nepal are girls, as are the majority of trafficking victims. Child marriage is also a huge problem in Nepal, with 2 out of 5 girls getting married before the age of 18 and 10% before they are 15.
These girls need support, but also education and empowerment. At Kidasha, we work to change attitudes and end social stigma that hinders opportunities for girls, as well as providing support for girls who have been victims of abuse. ... See MoreSee Less