Addressing Child Marriage in Nepal
July 07, 2020
Sustainable Development Goals: 5, 16
- SDG 5 - Gender Equality
- SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
This report provides data and key points regarding child marriage in Nepal, a practice which is illegal but still continues in some communities. Save the Children presents several policy solutions such as organizing community efforts through representative organizations, utilizing technology and social media to report concerns, and creating mentorship programs for children. Further, the report emphasizes the importance of increasing accountability and working with the government to raise awareness of child rights.