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The USAID Suaahara II "Good Nutrition" program (2016-2021) aims to improve the nutritional status of women and children in 40 districts of Nepal. This will be achieved through partnerships with the Government of Nepal (GoN), private sector entities, and other USAID-funded initiatives.

The Nepal Contraceptive Retail Sales (CRS) Project was established in July 1976. Its status was formally acknowledged by the Ministry of Finance in 1978. Financial support was provided by USAID through Westinghouse Electric Inc, USA.

This pamphlets explains that FGM is not an Islamic practice or requirement. It states that there is no reference to it in the Koran, nor is there any authentic reference in the Sunnah, the sayings or traditions of Mohammed. It goes on to list the many dangers of FGM, and also provides resources for more information and for support.

Suaahara was a five year (2011-2016) project funded by USAID aimed to improve the nutritional status of women and children in 41 districts of Nepal.

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