October Roundup

October 2016 Roundup

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Training in Bangladesh
The Bangladesh team hosted a training focused on sexual and reproductive health and rights. The training objective was to facilitate a greater understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights amidst CARE and partner staff in Bangladesh.

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International Day of the Girl in Nepal – October 11th
Girls from the Tipping Point Project shared their achievements, challenges, and leadership experiences. The event included documentary screenings, life skill sessions, painting, music and interactive games.
https://caretippingpoint.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/idgc.pdf

Third Annual Girls Summit, Washington D.C. – October 20th
The summit included videos from the Tipping Point Project, and CARE’s Doris Bartel participated in a panel and discussed the need for greater attention to gender and power dynamics in both research and implementation, the need for comprehensive sexuality education, and the need to work to address inequitable gender norms.
https://www.cgdev.org/media/girl-summit-dc-2016-keeping-our-promises-adolescent-girls

Canadian High Commission Roundtable – October 18th
The Canadian High Commission and Girls Not Brides Bangladesh hosted a roundtable at the Canadian High Commission Recreation Center. The event identified actions needed to end child marriage and highlighted success stories as well as challenges in addressing child marriage in Bangladesh.

Article: “Too young to marry: If we want to stop child marriage in Nepal, we have to start talking about sex.”
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/printedition/news/2016-10-28/too-young-to-marry-20161028080731.html

Himalayan News TV: News about CPA report launch. Segment was entitled “Policy to End Child Marriage by 2030 A.D. – CP Mainali”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsVCDgh1x9I

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