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Child marriage, once rampant, sees decline in a rural community

A little over two years ago, Suraj Mali got married. He was 10.Today, when asked about his wife, Mali cannot summon up an answer. He doesn’t even know her name. He says that his father made him marry the girl without his consent. Like most people from the Dome community in the region, Mali has never been to school. Child marriage, once rampant, sees decline in a rural community
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Shiva Puri
Published at : December 27, 2018
Updated at : December 27, 2018 19:06
Rautahat

Shiva Puri

Shiva Puri is the Rautahat correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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