Members of Nepal's lowest castes have few opportunities to change their standing in life. The caste system was officially abolished in the 1960s, but little has changed since then.
As members of the lowest caste, Dalit women are among Nepal's poorest people. They're badly affected by climate change too. A farming project is helping them prepare for global warming. It's had a surprising side-effect.
Human Rights Watch has blamed government indifference and last year's earthquake for not reducing child marriage. The Kathmandu government insists it is making progress.
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