Child Marriage in India
State measure sparks a national debate
By: Neeta Lal
India is being compelled to deal with the ugly social issue of child marriage with the forced withdrawal in the western state of Rajasthan of a controversial marriage registration bill that would have made it compulsory to register marriages even if the bride and the groom hadn’t attained the legally permissible marriageable age of 18 and 2…
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