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Child marriage rate down in south Rolpa

Rolpa, November 22, 2016: The rate of child marriage in south Rolpa has been found decreasing. A study report carried out recently by the Human...

Nepal’s Child ‘Love Marriages’ Need Regulation Too

Lalita B., 17, had an arranged marriage at the age of 12 with a 37-year-old man. She became pregnant soon after marriage and two...

Married in school

Rama Bista’s day starts early in the morning. The 15-year-old daughter-in-law has to attend to household chores and fetch fodder for cattle before heading out...

Girls no brides

Around 37 percent Nepali girls are married before they reach 18 and 10 percent before they reach 15 Recently, I was invited by World Vision International...

‘I just got trapped’: Nepal tries to expand girls’ horizons beyond...

Pic. Sajita Tamang was married at 14 and is now separated from her abusive husband. She has a 17-month-old baby. Kathmandu, May 18, 2016: Sajita Tamang...

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