“Our Time to Sing and Play” Child Marriage in Nepal. Human Rights Watch. (2016)

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In interviewing dozens of children and young people, Human Rights Watch learned that these marriages result from a web of factors including poverty, lack of access to education, child labor, social pressures, and harmful practices. Cutting across all of these is entrenched gender inequality, and damaging social norms that make girls less valued than boys in Nepali society.


Keywords: education, violence, girls, human rights 

 

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