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Eliminating Child Marriage in India

Update: Friday 21-Jul-2017

Eliminating Child Marriage in India

Progress and Prospects

This report was produced with a purpose to highlight the concern that despite several legislations and policies, child marriage in India is still a widely prevalent practice with its debilitating causes and consequences. The key theme of the report intends to address the problem of child marriages within the cultural context of Indian society with a special focus on gender and child rights perspectives. The report presents the results on levels, trends and patterns of child marriages in India derived through the analyses of data from the Census and national-level population sample surveys.

 

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