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This article focuses on the key lessons learnt from interviewing 33 women in Nepal. It examines the importance of the support of parents and the extended family in enabling girls to both enter, and proceed, in education at all levels. It also highlights the work of Global Action Nepal in promoting gender and child-friendly schools. The findings discussed here highlight the need for inter-generational and family support, both mother and father as well as wider family members, in promoting girls’ access to education. Further, the support of mother and father-in-laws is also integral to their ability to progress through the education system to realise their full potential.

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10.1080/13552074.2014.889272

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