In Nepal, CARE is bringing community members together to end inequality
Aug 7, 2019
Community members - women, girls, men and boys - gather to watch a street drama about the dangers of child marriage.
Two members of a CARE girls' collective gather before their meeting. Sadhana, in the foreground, stopped her own child marriage and then helped others in her school and community understand why and how child marriage can be prevented.
A young girl participates in a discussion with boys in her community about sexual harassment and how boys and girls can work together to prevent it.
CARE-trained birth attendant Muna Bayalkoti, in purple, receives patients at a health clinic in Gankhu village. CARE helped establish this facility after the earthquakes of 2015 and now the community sees zero home births.
At the Chorkate Reflect Centre, CARE supports a diverse community group, attended by men, women, local police and youth, that meets twice a month to set goals that create lasting change. Together they tackle issues like domestic violence, child marriage and suicide.