Family Planning and Contraception in Nepal

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Village Child Protection Committee (VCPC) members (L-R) Dhundi Raj Tiwari (20), Mahanan Acharya (40), and Durga Prasad Bhatarai (46), speak of their work and the issues of child marriage  in Lekhapharsa vilage, Surkhet district, Western Nepal, on 30th June 2012. The VCPC works to intervene in child marriages such as the case of Pramila and is supported by Save the Children and local NGO Safer Societies. In Surkhet, StC partners with Safer Society, a local NGO which advocates for child rights and against child marriage. Photo by Suzanne Lee for Save The Children UK