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Patterns and determinants of age at first marriage of women in Nepal

Sah, Nepali

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Despite the general increase in age at marriage of women in Nepal, early marriage persists in the Terai region, in particular, among many sub-populations of Terai-origin people. This study explores the patterns and determinants of age at first marriage of girls in Nepal. It had three specific objectives: i) to assess the extent and level of early marriage in Nepal, ii) to investigate the reasons for persistence of early marriage among some families in the Terai, and iii) to understand the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150454
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fccc47011e
Access Rights: Open Access

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