Nepal: Rachana’s story, from potential child bride to community leader

At the age of 15, Rachana received a scholarship so she could continue her studies, but her father had other plans: he wanted to marry her off. Rachana did not want to leave education behind. Read more here about how she uses her personal experience to become a courageous community leader fighting against child marriages: 




Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense