From child, to bride, to mother: Child marriage in Nepal

From child, to bride, to mother: Child marriage in Nepal



37% of Nepalese girls are married before the age of 18. The causes of child marriage range from poverty, food insecurity, and lack of alternatives such as access to education.

Girls Not Brides met 18 year-old Sangita to find out how she went from being a teenager at school to married and pregnant at the age of 17.

For more information about child marriage in Nepal, visit the Girls Not Brides website: http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/child-marriage/nepal/

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