Million of girls continue to be subjected to child marriage and other harmful partices against women including sex-selective abortion across the world, and the rate may go up during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the UNFPA State of World Population 2020 report released on Tuesday.
Nepal has one of the highest rates of child marriage in Asia. The legal age of marriage for both sexes is 20, yet some 40% of Nepali girls are married before the age of 18. While child marriage rates are declining…
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