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.

Nepal’s Child Bride Epidemic

“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.