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Tipping Point Story of Change: Together We Stand

Shushila Yadav and Gongotri Yadav are sisters. They are bright, capable, and ambitious. Meeting young women like them in a small village like Maryadpur, which lies in Rupandehi district in Nepal, is not common. However with role models like them, this may soon be changing as many girls look up to them for inspiration. Twenty-year-old Shushila Yadav is currently pursuing her High School Degree in Education. She hopes to become a teacher someday so that she can educate the children in her village. She is confident and outspoken and easily bursts into youthful giggles. This is a stark contrast from how she was only four years ago, when she was set to be married at the young age of 16.

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