Nip not the buds: Child brides in Nepal

Photo: 2014 CARE Nepal

In the time it has taken to read this article 65 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 3 seconds

About the author

Avinashi Paudel

CARE Nepal

Avinashi Paudel is a communication and advocacy officer at CARE Nepal. The views expressed in this blog are personal.