This International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) meet Rabina from Nepal. Rabina with her strong will power also coupled with support from ENGAGE Project lives more independent and dignified life.
Supplied by VSO’s ICS, Surkhet’s first sanitary pad dispensing machine will allow the girls to quickly, affordably and independently get sanitary pads when they need them.
Anne Goldie reflects on revisiting Nepal 36 years after she first volunteered there.
Laxmi is a community volunteer 'Big Sister' helping girls in Surkhet, Nepal go back to school and finish their education.
In Nepal, suicide rates among young married women are very high. Devna* shares her experience of a surviving a forced marriage, and how she and her family came to be involved in a VSO project to reduce levels of violence in families in Baglung.
VSO-led research, as part of the One Community One Family (OCOF) project, reveals the difficulties of everyday life for many girls and women in Nepal - but also shines a light on the changing attitudes of the younger generation.
VSO e-volunteer Chris Evans outlines how a tiny pilot permaculture scheme in Nepal successfully spreads environmentally friendly practices and ideas in line with existing cultural traditions.
Stories from the role models who are making a brighter future for girls' education in Nepal.