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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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Goals for Girls

Goals for Girls

Love soccer / football, but have some qualms about its official organizing body and labor practices (especially involving Nepali workers)? Want to enjoy the Women’s World Cup, but hesitant to support FIFA? Her Turn supporter Mike Yates suggested a great idea for a sort of “carbon offset” for enjoying your favorite sport, and we’re running
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Her Turn Heroes

A group of dedicated girls made a huge difference today. We are so proud of the actions of one of our amazing Girls Support Committees. The risk of trafficking in the aftermath of the disaster has increased, and several days ago the girls in the Committee learned that two girls in their community where going
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2014 Voices

Her Turn 2014 Annual Report

In 2014, we have worked with over 1,000 girls, 43 trainers, and the attendance rates at our workshops exceeded 97%! To support our workshops, we have also launched Her Turn mentorship program, which guides girls through problem solving process in their schools and communities. If you want to learn more about our impact in 2014,
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