Local Nepali government sending a message by paying families that have baby girls

The “Save the Daughter” campaign is helping families in Nepal with the economic struggle they face when mother’s give birth to females. That’s because, families with girls have to pay the wedding dowry, a cumbersome expense for low income families. The government is giving funds to families that have a second daughter to go towards their education. So far, 40 women have received funds. “This will create an environment for families to happily accept two daughters,” Karki says

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