livelihoods

Girls' and Women's Education

Girls with disabilities learn new skills during COVID-19

The implications of COVID-19 for girls and women is undeniable. During this period, they are more likely to suffer gender-based violence and reduced access to health services. Among marginalized girls, girls with disabilities run an even higher risk of isolation, health and safety issues and barriers in accessing information and justice.  The Strategic Approaches to […]

Education

Breaking a Cycle of Exploitation in Nepal’s Brick Factories

Nepal’s brick industry employs an estimated 29,000 children working in hazardous conditions where dust and smoke permanently damage lungs and carrying excessive loads of bricks in searing heat damages their bodies for life. World Education Nepal’s Building Better Futures project educates brick workers, expands livelihood options, and provides access to financial services to break the cycle of exploitative labor.