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Child brides risk their lives in Nepal
The lives of young girls are put at risk when large dowries are demanded by families.
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2011 08:10

Early marriages are common in many parts of Nepal. But, as each month brings reports of murders and brides being thrown onto the streets, child rights activists say the lives of young girls are being put in danger - particularly when families argue over dowries paid by a bride's family to the groom's.

Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Siraha district, on the threats faced by child brides.

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