Child marriage, which is defined as marriage before the age of 18 but often impacts girls not yet in their teens, has been regarded as a tradition in many cultures.
Siddartha Samuyadayik Samaj (SSS) works with CARE in Nepal to end child marriage, covering communities in the Rupandehi district. Founded in 2003 years ago, SSS’s vision is a fair and equitable society, and their mission is to create social and economic and health empowerment for women to change
The Dalit Social Development Center (DSDC) works with CARE in Nepal on the Tipping Point project to help end child marriage. On the Tipping point, DSDC works in Kapilvastu.
The Tipping Point project is using a Developmental Evaluation (DE) approach to monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) which leads to innovation through a focus on documentation, reflection, and learning so that we can refine strategies at every step of the way.
It’s July, 2014. What Has Tipping Point Learned So Far?
Tipping Point advocacy efforts are geared towards using learning, documentation and analysis to build evidence for advocacy against early marriage and to support momentum for action and change in Bangladesh, Nepal and more broadly.
March 20, 2012, was a day like any other spring day. The day was bright and sunny; the trees were sprouting new green leaves; the flowers were in full bloom; and the birds were singing sweet melodies with joyous hearts. I, however, could not find solace in the warmth of the sun, the beauty of t