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Apr 13, 2016- At age 35, Harimaya Bohara is married for more than 20 years. She became grandmother three years ago.
Harimaya of Tirkhu village in Dillichaur-6 of Jumla said she was just 14 when she gave birth to her first baby. I was forced to marry at an early age due to family problems, she said.
Though Nepal outlawed child marriages in 1963, the practice is still rampant in this part of the country. Around 80 percent of households in Tirkhu village have similar cases. There are 290 househo