Child Marriage halted

  February 1, 2017 By: INSEC

 

A child marriage has been halted in Kaski in an initiation from rights activists. The child marriage about to be conducted at Lekhnath Municipality-15 of Kothegaun has been stopped on February 1 after counseling with rights activists.

The marriage between 15 years old girl from Lekhnath Municipality and 19 years old boy from Singha Municipality-15, Myagdi was halted after a counseling and pressure from the rights activists according to Chairperson Pratibha Adhikari of Lekhnath-15.

The marriage was settled in an agreement after a girl reaches a marital age.

 


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