Nepal Tackles Gender-Based Violence Amplified by Pandemic

Nepal Tackles Gender-Based Violence Amplified by Pandemic

Having just completed an autopsy on a 12-year-old who died by suicide—his team’s third case in the past two weeks of girls and young women who took their own lives—physician Sandeep Okheda is upset. It’s abundantly clear to the medical superintendent at Bajhang District Hospital that there is a serious problem in rural Sudurpashchim Pradesh

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Gender Parity = Better Health

In Mozambique, an adolescent searches for a way out of the isolation of young pregnancy. In Guinea, a mother, abandoned by her family, looks to her community for help. In Nepal, a woman subjected to brutal beatings by her husband seeks relief through the support of a trained community health volunteer. Gender inequality can put