This Young Girl Became Pregnant In Age Of 12

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Kathmandu, 10th Jan: Ganga Maya 14, eloped at age 12 and married an 18-year-old man. At the time this picture was taken she was seven months pregnant.

She said that when rumors spread in her village about her relationship with her then-boyfriend, her parents tried to separate them, so they eloped. Sharmila said she regrets marrying early and leaving school. She said she had no knowledge of pregnancy and reproductive health or family planning, and wishes she had not gotten pregnant.

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