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Girls' Dreams Shattered as Nepal Fails to Curb Child Marriage

Kopila Wosti was just 14 when her father married her off to a  stranger who was five years older. A year later, she gave birth to a baby girl. By the time she was 20, she had three children. "The first time I became pregnant, I was not even aware I was going to be a mother and did not know how to raise the child," said Wosti, now 34, as she sat cross-legged on the floor of a shelter home in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu. Separated from her husband for over a decade,...

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