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Young Champion’s Consultation in South Asia
Young Champion’s Consultation in South Asia
UNGEI Young Champions from seven countries across South Asia converged in Kathmandu, Nepal from 8-11 September for the Young Champion’s Regional Consultation.  Read More >
On World Day against Child Labour, one Nepali girl
On World Day against Child Labour, one Nepali girl's story of a fresh start
KATHMANDU, Nepal, 12 June 2009 – Maya Waiba was still shy of her 10th birthday when a labour contractor in her impoverished village in the south of Nepal promised her parents that she would receive a decent salary and an education in Kathmandu. Read More >
Commitment to girls' education
KATHMANDU, Nepal, 15 December 2008 - At a time when the country is in the process of building a 'New Nepal' through a new constitution, 197 women Constituent Assembly (CA) members have come together and expressed their commitment to girls' education. Read More >
Young advocates for education and gender equality meet in Nepal
Young advocates for education and gender equality meet in Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal, 25 August 2008 - This week youth advocates from seven countries in South Asia will come together in Kathmandu, Nepal for a second round of media and advocacy training. Many of the young advocates trained cadres of young volunteers to help promote girls’ education and gender equality back in their home countries. Read More >
Improving Islamic schools, increasing possibilities for Nepalese girls
Improving Islamic schools, increasing possibilities for Nepalese girls
KAPILVASTU, Nepal, 5 August 2008 – Mr. Rakesh Srivastav, the district education officer of Kapilvastu, in the Terai region of Nepal, is on a mission. Over the next years, he wants to integrate the 200 Islamic schools in his district, known as madrasas, into the formal school system. Read More >
UNGEI meeting in Kathmandu calls for equity, gender and quality in education
UNGEI meeting in Kathmandu calls for equity, gender and quality in education
KATHMANDU, Nepal, 11 June 2008 - Education experts representing United Nations agencies, donor countries, national governments and non-governmental organizations are meeting in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu today to discuss issues related to gender equality in education in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More >
Radio program in Nepal helps youth cope with problems
Radio program in Nepal helps youth cope with problems
NEW YORK, NY, 6 July 2007 - Every Saturday, over six million young people across Nepal tune in their radios to listen to their favorite program ‘Saathi Sanga Man Ka Kura (SSMK)’, the Nepali name for ‘Chatting with my best friend’. Read More >
A new school helps lift hopes for peaceful future in Nepal
A new school helps lift hopes for peaceful future in Nepal
NEW YORK, USA, July 2007 - Dipa was 11 years old when a mob descended on her village on February 20, 2005. More than 300 houses were set ablaze leaving the village of Hallanagar without food and shelter. “Except for 12 houses, the entire village was burned down to ashes,” says Dipa. Read More >
A letter from Sunita: Keeping our promises on girls’ education
A letter from Sunita: Keeping our promises on girls’ education
BIRATNAGAR, Nepal – My name is Sunita and I am 15 years old. I live with my mother and sister in Biratnagar in eastern Nepal. When I was still a young child my father abandoned us, leaving us even poorer than we had been before. To make ends meet, my mother took a job in a jute mill, and I started working at matchstick factory. Read More >
‘Welcome to School’: Rallying for universal access to education in Nepal
‘Welcome to School’: Rallying for universal access to education in Nepal
KAPILVASTU, Nepal, 7 June 2006 – After political unrest that disrupted life in Nepal earlier this year, rallies of quite a different kind have been held in the country’s villages and towns in the last month. Read More >
Go Girls!
Go Girls!
Go Girls! Education for Every Child is UNICEF’s public outreach campaign to raise awareness, generate public support and mobilize resources for girls’ education in countries around the world. Read More >

 

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