Arti, six, gets ready for school. Her mother, Babita Kumari Yadav, of Potohr village, was married as a young teen and received no education. She hopes that Arti will not marry until after she has finished her studies. Pictures: Abby Seiff

The child brides of Nepal: why education alone is not enough to stop underage marriages

Marriage rates for children in the South Asian country are among the highest in the world, and for many girls in the plains region, schooling – often seen as a solution – is a double-edged sword

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Arti, six, gets ready for school. Her mother, Babita Kumari Yadav, of Potohr village, was married as a young teen and received no education. She hopes that Arti will not marry until after she has finished her studies. Pictures: Abby Seiff
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