Rashmi Hamal is a local heroine who helped to save her friend from an early marriage. She campaigns actively against child marriages in the Far Western Region of Nepal. Credit: Naresh Newar/IPS BAJURA, Nepal - If not for a group of her school friends coming to her rescue, Shradha Nepali would have become a
“We are not afraid anymore because a majority of our community members now want to fight against child marriages.” — 16-year-old Rashmi Hamal, president of the all-girls Jyalpa Child Club in Far-West Nepal.
By Naresh Newar