According to an article by Govinda KC published in Republica, the 2022 Nepal Demographic Health Survey sheds light on the issue of 21 percent of girls under 19 being pregnant in Karnali province.

Jajarkot district records the highest rate at 38.83 percent.

The article covers the issue and includes comments on the hurdles faced by activists, as well as information by activist Chetan Giri on the communities where child marriages are prevalent.