Family Planning and Contraception in Nepal

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Pahari Tharu, 52, a female community health worker, holds some of her midwifery equipment as she speaks of family planning and pregnancy health to a group of teenaged mothers and child brides in Bhaishahi village, Bardia, Western Nepal, on 29th June 2012. In Bardia, StC works with the district health office to build the capacity of female community health workers who are on the frontline of health service provision like ante-natal and post-natal care, and working together against child marriage and teenage pregnancy especially in rural areas. Photo by Suzanne Lee for Save The Children UK