Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1084399, OPP1131701)
National Institute for Child Health and Development (HD060712)
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Received: 20 December 2019
Accepted: 30 April 2020
First Online: 11 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (#6297) and from the independent Ethical Review Board of the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) (#188/2015). All enrolled persons in this study were married. All provided written consent for participation, including married women under 18 years of age, who were considered emancipated minors according to local and international ethical review boards overseeing this project. NHRC approved the age of consent for participation in this study as at least 15 years.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.