Month: November 2013

The Unique Dangers of Child Marriage

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Adolescent brides in Nepal are faced with the structurally violent nature of this culturally sanctioned practice. They must also contend, however, with the physical dangers of giving birth at an unhealthily young age–something that tends to go hand in hand with child marriage. This video and the issues it describes inform GlobeMed at Tufts’ commitment to improving maternal and neonatal care for the women and children of Nepal.