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24 January 2019

A family-centred intervention to prevent Violence Against Women and Girls in migrant communities of Baglung District, Nepal

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  • VAWG themes: VAWG & Social Norms
  • Country: Nepal
  • Project: VSO International - Nepal
  • Date of publication: 24 January 2019

Nepali women and girls are vulnerable to violence at the hands of their husbands and in-laws. The key drivers of women’s vulnerability to violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the migrant communities of Nepal include gender inequitable norms, the lower position of young married women in the family, poor spousal and in-law relations, and poverty. In this context, working with the family has great potential to reduce violence and improve the conditions of women and girls.

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