The Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011 states 11% women and men aged 20-24 got married by the age of 18, which is the 8th highest figure in the world. The difference between what is legal and what is actually happening is an indication of how strongly entrenched traditional beliefs about marriage affect marital outcomes for this nation’s women and men.
All four characters described in Linda Schuyler Horning’s book will be present at a #reading and signing event to be held at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room on October 19th at 7 p.m. Horning celebrates a reunion she hadn’t dared dream of before she wrote Buhari – A Family Odyssey in Nepal.
Those who want a signed paperback copy are advised to purchase it ahead of time in Nevada City at Harmony Books; in Grass Valley at The Open Book or at The Bookseller; or in Auburn at Winston Smith #Books.
Source: Buhari — Together Again Book Launch and Signing | Calendar of Events feature Concerts, Parades and other things to do Nevada County, CA | TheUnion.com
20 Sep 2017, RepublicaKATHMANDU, Sept 20: Province 2 witnessed the highest voter turnout in the local elections with a 77 percent of the total voters participating in Monday’s elections.
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An epidemic has yet to be declared in Nepal, even as district health facillities report 26,944 cases of illness. In health camps set up to treat those affected by catastrophic flooding, 39, 712 people had been treated by August 30, the health ministry said. Follow the story here in the Himalayan Times.