Child brides risk their lives in Nepal

The lives of young girls are put at risk when large dowries are demanded by families.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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