Girls Not Brides Nepal (Balika Dulahi Hoinan)

We envision a Nepal free of child marriage, where gender equity and economic empowerment of women and girls are ensured, and they enjoy equal rights in all spheres of their lives.

Proposal writing capacity enhancement training for GNB network members on topics related to Child Marriage and Violence against Women and Girls

CREHPA organized two days residential capacity enhancement training to GNB network members. The capacity enhancement training was attended by 13 GNB network members. The Contents covered in the training includes Definition of a Project; Overview of Project Cycle; Objective of the project; Project Goal; Tips on Rational writing; Outputs and outcome; Problem tree; Logical Framework;…

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2020

Yuwalaya in collaboration with Girls Not Brides Nepal organized events to mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2020 sharing info graphs, flyers, GBV related poems, entrepreneur women’s local business, hosting a watch party and informatics videos. The organization further facilitated a Panel Discussion to recognize this campaign the concept has been put forward…

Amplifying Girls Not Brides Nepal SDG Campaign

GNB Nepal launched SDG Campaign under the banner #StopStealingHerChildhood at the request of GirlsNotBrides Global Secretariat.  As of date 115 individuals and organizations has signed the campaign. With the encouragement and funding support, GNB Nepal organized a Silent Demos and a Press Conference in National Capital, Kathmandu in September 18, 2019. Silent Demos campaign The…

Research on child marriage

Enablers and drivers of child marriage in Nepal: evidence from a formative mixed method research –UNICEF (2014) Advocacy for Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Nepal – AMPLIFY CHANGE (2017/2018)

Strengthening multi-sectoral and convergent approach in South Asia

CREHPA, partnering with Protection Nepal Bara is conducting a three year intervention project (2018-2021) aimed in strengthening multi-sectoral and convergent approach to address the issues of child marriage with evidence building in two districts (Rautahat and Parsa) of Nepal. The project facilitated collaboration among various stakeholder groups, including government, civil society, community, police and private…

Creating Spaces

Creating Spaces, a program by OXFAM in Rautahat, Banke, Dailekh and Baitadi districts has benefited over 60,000 people. As the name suggests, it was aimed to open a space for youth, children and young women to network, build alliances and build their capacity. Under the program 180 community discussion centres and 40 child clubs were…

Stopping Child marriage

All GNB Nepal members have become trusted organizations for young people and community leaders to turn to in case a child marriage is being planned or is happening. The members then intervene and negotiate with the two partners, calling in law enforcement if necessarily. Often, the child bride needs shelter as well. GNB Nepal member…

Working with Parents

In many rural societies, parents continue the tradition of early marriage in belief that it will secure the future of their children and also relieve them from economic burden. Miscommunication and conflict may force children to distance and even elope from their homes.  Child Welfare Society (CWS) worked in a program to give orientation to…

Working with religious leadership

Religious leaders play an influential role especially in rural societies where child marriage is prevalent. Their authority over parents and the society makes them an important partner to discourage the practice. GNB members engage with religious leaders in several districts. In Banke district, Nepal Muslim Samaj Bikash Chetena Kendra (NMSBCK) works closely with local Religious…