In most places in the Kapilvastu district, like in much of Nepal, men make the decisions in the household. Brindamati Raidas's household is no different. Her brother, Kailash makes all the decisions. Kailash decided to discontinue Brindamati’s education after the fifth grade because he did not see how furthering her education would help her in the future when she could be using that time learning how to be a good wife instead. Now, after participating in the Aba Mero Palo (Tipping Point) Project, Brindamati is returning to school.
Within a localization project led by global women leaders, project partners in Afghanistan share lessons learned from having to suddenly shift to entirely online activities after the de facto authorities’ December 2021 decree barring women from working in NGOs. Read MoreRead More
Within a localization project led by global women leaders, project partners share lessons learned from the implementation of the project across four countries, reflecting upon the key elements of successful project coordination across vastly different country contexts. Learnings include having productive spaces for collaboration, upholding feminist evaluation practices, and carrying out effective multi-level advocacy. Read More
This brief shares learning on how social norms approaches are improving the lives of women and girls. It talks about the specific norms they face, effective approaches for shifting these, and how social norms change can have positive impacts across many sectors and all aspects of women and girls’ lives. Read MoreRead More