A glimpse into life on Project Nepal – Video

Video by Stevie Lam

This summer, volunteers from Imperial College London and Oxford Brookes conducted a new menstrual health education and pad provision project with Maya Universe Academy in Nepal. They documented their time in rural Nepal to give potential future Maya volunteers a taste of what to expect. Check out the video here…

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Bulgaria diary: Visiting the Crisis Centre for Girls

by Monica Brownwood, Bulgaria 2018 volunteer

As a volunteer on the Bulgaria Intervol project in the summer of 2018, I can say that a highlight was the opportunity to visit the Crisis Centre for Girls one morning. Given that my fellow volunteers and I were all female, we were fortunate to be allowed access to this centre that cares for young women who have either been victims of trafficking or domestic violence. This visit strengthened my support for the battle against women’s inequality, as many of these young girls were vulnerable in the hands of men.

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