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Meet Her Turn change makers!

The last few weeks have been very busy at Her Turn. From August 1-3, we held the first Her Turn Girl Support Committee Symposium! 79 girl change makers attended, together with 25 teachers and mentors from Sindhupalchok, Gorkha and Jumla (the most remote) districts. The symposium was a platform to exchange experiences, meet women activists,
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Girl Summit in Kathmandu!

This week we mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Nepal. Around 9,000 people lost their lives, more than half a million lost their homes, and the country spent the last year trying to get back on its feet. Disasters like earthquakes pose unique challenges for women and girls, and rates of
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Her Turn’s Radio Debut

Her Turn is teaming up with Oxfam to raise awareness about child marriage. Check out the radio drama we co-created here! Four months have now passed since Nepal’s Great Earthquake and villages continue to struggle to get back to normal life. There has been a lot of discussion about trafficking concerns, and NGOs and families
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Three months on

Three months have now passed since first of two major earthquakes struck Nepal. Three months and nearly 9,000 lives lost, 874,000 houses damaged, and 2.8 million in need of assistance. Now that the urgent relief phase has come to a close, Nepali communities struggle to piece back together their lives, and the longer and more
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Her Kit distribution

Field trip update

Despite the Nepali government declaring the relief phase over, mountain communities are still in fairly dire straits following the spring earthquakes. Her Turn visited Hagam VDC in Sindhupalchok Monday to distribute Her Kits (menstrual hygiene kits) to female students. A landslide struck the village where we stayed overnight. Several homes were destroyed and a family
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