Girls Conference begins in Baitadi

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The District Girls' Conference began here from Wednesday. It has been organized by Nepal Red Cross Society with the support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). 
The conference will form a District Girls Network, said District Program Officer of UNFPA, Ganesh Shahi. He said that the network is to be formed to accelerate the children's campaign of reducing child marriage in the district. 
Similarly, the discussion will be held regarding initiatives taken so far by girls for reduction of child marriage, gained achievements and challenges and problems related to this. 
On the occasion, the girls pointed out security challenge while launching the campaign to reduce child marriage. 
Meanwhile, speakers at a program organized here on Wednesday on the occasion of International Girls' Day stressed that all bodies should involve reducing child marriage. They said that families too should join such campaign. 
Assistant Chief District Officer Deepak Kumar Acharya said that the local administration was committed to child marriage reduction. RSS