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Arranged Marriage Before Birth Diminishes Among Nepali Ethnic Group

July 19, 2011


The mangni tradition – the arranging of marriages for unborn and young children among family friends – has been prevalent among Nepal’s Tharu ethnic group since the 1940s. But these days the custom is waning as the younger, more educated generation begins to speak out.  by Lochana Sharma 07/18/2011 by A. Brinsky KANCHANPUR, NEPAL – […]