Behind the curtains of Kathmandu | Fables in Photojournalism |

At 16 Suman developped a love marriage against her parents wishes. Now, at 22, the father has disappeared and she has come from Darjeeling to Kathmandu to support her 3-year-old, Priyanka.
When she next visits home she will bring her daughter a doll.


"When I drink, I want to die", says Suman, caught in a viscous circle of desperation, prostitution and drink, in fear her family will find out she's working in a cabin restaurant.