According to UNICEF, Nepal has got the third-highest ratio of child marriage in Asia Although child marriage is illegal in this country since 1963, this practice is very common in remote villages. The minimum legal age to be married is 20, but in these remote areas there is still a majority of teenagers getting married […]
There are areas with difficult accessibility that only organizations like ROKPA have been able to reach. Since its founding in 1980, Rokpa (A Tibetan word meaning ‘help’ and ‘friend’) is present today in Nepal, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Rokpa was also established in the Tibetan areas of China from 1990 to 2016 and provided education, […]
It is very common for the girls in Achham, a remote zone in far-west Nepal, to be out of the school system because of the financial situation of the families – most men have to go to India to work and the daughters are asked to stay at home to help with the household chores […]
Here is the link to listen the interview to Clara G.O at Radio Santvi.
One significant problem that we have seen in our travels throughout West Nepal is the extent of childhood malnourishment. Sometimes this can be associated with very young mothers with little nutritional information support, but in other cases cannot. Though there are some nutritional programs that run throughout West Nepal, it can be difficult for mothers […]
Written by Clara Go. Translate to english by Tere Salinero A few days before returning to Nepal, I participated in a women’s group organized by Mila Torró (From Círculo Afrodita) together with Vivian Parra, to help us gather funds for the Rato Baltin Project. For me it was a very special day, the last one I […]