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where the problem begins
Gender inequality for South Asian women is a by-product of deeply ingrained cultural norms.
A cycle of Poverty
Babies born to young, economically dependent mothers
Lack of Female Role Models
Few examples of independent women to build on
Avoidably Early Marriage
Made to ensure economic survival through marriage
Giving Birth young
Marriage and Children Become the Only Option
This cycle perpetuates female inequality that prevents women from reaching their full independent potential
where we come in
We break the cycle through strategic intervention. By partnering with local institutions, we can tailor our program to meet young girls where they are.
Empower and inspire girls at a younger age by building confidence and leadership skills
Identify need gaps in local communities to provide them with relevant economic and social skills
Instill a set of attitudes, skills, and behaviors that students need to succeed academically, personally and professionally.