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

By Liz Ford in Kathmandu

Child marriage in Nepal is denying girls education and the country a boost in GDP, but the government is slowly challenging the status quo

Sajita Tamang was 14 when she got married. She says love had nothing to do with it.

Now 17, Sajita recalls tearfully the pressure put on her by two women from her village to meet a man in the forest one day after school.

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