Nepal

Total population (in thousands) 27,835 (2013)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 9,587 (2013)
Out-of-school children 173,764 (2014)
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Opportunity Schools in Nepal (English) World Education

This video explores the Opportunity Schools Project, implemented by World Education in Nepal. Through the project, World Education is implementing approaches, including early grade reading, to improve learning outcomes for poor, marginalized children in western Nepal....

WATCH: Empowering adolescent girls in rural Nepal

In this video, Ganga Gautam, 2016 Echidna Global Scholar and professor of English at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, describes the state of girls’ education in rural Nepal. His research details the key barriers that adolescent girls face to staying in school. The...

40 pc child literacy gap between rich and poor: CBS

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The gap in child literacy rate between the rich and poor is 39 percent while the gap between male and female children above five years of age is also big. According to the latest household survey carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics...

Nepal: Lost in Translation

At the school in Nepal’s Lalitpur district where I work as an English teaching assistant, a large and colorful mural proclaims: “The world is a lock. Education is the key.” For Nepalese students today, though, the key is not so much education in general as competency...

Inspiring Nepali girls to take control of their lives

In rural Nepal, girls face countless barriers that prevent them from enrolling and remaining in high school. Some relate to cultural and family traditions; others to school practices and facilities. Regarding the former, some rural families still follow the...
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