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Child marriage in India

B. S. Nagi

Child marriage in India

a study of its differential patterns in Rajasthan

by B. S. Nagi

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Published by Mittal Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Bhīlwara (District)
    • Subjects:
    • Child marriage -- India -- Bhīlwara (District)

    • About the Edition

      Study conducted in the districts of Bhīlwara, Udaipur, and Chittaurgarh.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-117) and index.

      StatementB.S. Nagi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ799.2.M3 N34 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1251275M
      ISBN 108170994608
      LC Control Number94900804


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Nagi - Google Books Study conducted in the districts of Bhilwara, Udaipur, and Chittaurgarh. Gavin Weston – Author of the novel Harmattan. Harmattan is a novel that takes us into the mind of a year-old girl who is forced into marriage after the death of her mother. The novel serves as a vehicle for raising awareness of child marriage.

As an Child marriage in India book for FORWARD, Mr. Weston promotes the campaign at book signings and speaks at conferences regarding child marriage. Child marriage is driven by gender inequality and the belief that girls are somehow inferior to boys.

In India, child marriage is also driven by: Poverty: Child marriage is more common among poorer households, with many families marrying off their daughters to. Child Marriage is a disease which has plagued not only India but a majority of developing and under developed nations in the world.

Lal () has analysed various factors that motivate child marriage, some of them being avoidance of expenditure on female education. Minimum Marriage Age Laws and the Prevalence of Child Marriage and Adolescent Birth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa By Maswikwa, Belinda; Richter, Linda; Kaufman, Jay; Nandi, Arijit International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Vol.

41, No. 2, June   The first law was the 'Child Marriage Restraint Act' of which extended to the whole of India except Jammu and Kashmir. According to the law, if a marriage occurs between a boy who is aged between years and a girl below the age of 18 years, it implies an imprisonment up to 15 days along with a fine of one thousand rupees.

Child Marriages in India The Red Elephant Foundation December e 4 Introduction Child marriage refers to the marriage of a child younger than 18 years old,1 in accordance to Article 1 of the Convention on the Right of the Size: KB.

Child marriage in India, according to the Indian law, is a marriage where either the woman is below age 18 or the man is below age Most child marriages involve underage women, many of whom are in poor socio-economic conditions.

Child marriages are prevalent in tes vary widely between sources as to the extent and scale of child marriages. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act,which is the national law against child marriage, does not allow the question of consent in case of minors and treats child marriage as a punishable offence.

However, it creates confusion by declaring some marriages void and some others Size: KB. Child marriage in India has been practiced for centuries, with children married off before their physical and mental maturity.

The problem of child marriage in India remains rooted in a complex matrix of religious traditions, social practices, economic factors. Child marriage impacts on almost all facets of reaching the Millennium Development Goals.

It is for this reason that combating the problem is a key feature of the post MDG agenda and a major priority for UNICEF in India. Both girls and boys are affected by child marriage, but girls are affected in much larger numbers and with greater. created on the negative implications of child marriage on the health of the children and their general wellbeing.

Key words: Child marriage, Culture, Health, Kenya 1. Introduction Child Marriage refers to any marriage of a child younger than eighteen years old, in accordance to article 1 of the Convention of the Right of the child. At UNICEF, we believe that child marriage is a form of violence against children.

Our aim is to avertchild marriages in the region by Child Marriage is defined as a marriage of a girl or boy before the age of 18 and refers to both formal marriages and informal unions in which children under the age of 18 live with a partner as if. In terms of absolute numbers, India alone accounts for a third of the global total.

With more than 15 million child brides, the South Asian nation has more instances of child marriage than any other in the world. Bangladesh comes in a distant second, with more than 4 million child brides. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act books. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act came into force on 1 November in India.

In OctoberSupreme Court of India gave a landmark judgement criminalizing sex with a child bride, hence removing an exception in India’s criminal jurisprudence which had until then accorded legal protection to.

For Pinki Virani's outdated 'Bitter Chocolate: Child Sexual Abuse In India' is a very difficult read, and for all the right reasons. It took me nearly 20 days to finish this extraordinarily researched piece of work, and I cannot imagine how many triggers Mrs.

Virani would have had to face while completing the manuscript/5. Child marriage is a marriage or similar union, formal or informal, between an adult and a child or another child under age eighteen. A minor in a child marriage can be a girl or a boy, but the large majority of child marriages are between a girl and a man, and are rooted in gender inequality.

Although the age of majority (legal adulthood) and marriageable age are usually. CONTENTS: CONTENTS: The Marriage; A History of Child Marriage in India; Child Marriage from the 6th Century A.D A.D.; Dimensions of the Problem of Child Marriage in India; Causes and Consequences; Sacrificed at the Altar of Marriage; Child Marriage and International Human Rights; Personal Law; Legal Reform, and the Judiciary; Status of Child Marriage in India; Effect of Child Marriage.

Most will be in sub-Saharan Africa and the Asian Subcontinent (Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh). In Niger, for example, 77% of women in their early 20s were married as children. In Bangladesh, 65% were.

Child marriage also occurs in parts of the Middle East, including Yemen and the rural Maghreb. In the United States, child marriage is still. Child marriage -- India. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere.

Broader terms: Child marriage; India; Filed under: Child marriage -- India Infant Marriage and Enforced Widowhood in India: Being a Collection of Opinions, For and Against (Mumbai: Printed at the "Voice of India" Printing Press, ), by Behramji M.

Malabari. multiple formats at Google. Child marriage is the formal (or informal) marriage of a child under the age of 18 — most often the marriage of a young girl to an older boy or man. Many girls who are married off before they turn 18 or are forced into early marriages are made to leave school, depriving them of their right to education and future independence.

Child marriage is most common in the world’s poorest countries and is often concentrated among the poorest households within those countries.

It is closely linked with poverty and low levels of economic development. In families with limited resources, child marriage is often seen as a way to provide for their daughter’s future.

But girls File Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nagi, B. S., Child marriage in India. New Delhi, India: Mittal Publications, (OCoLC)   Child marriage is a problem the world over. Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of That’s one girl every 2 seconds.

But, while awareness around the problem of child marriage is growing, for many people the question is still how is it happening. In India, the legal age for marriage for boys is 21 and 18 for girls. A state health survey in found that more boys than girls were getting married before reaching the Author: Nina Strochlic.

Why does child marriage happen. At its heart, child marriage is rooted in gender inequality and the belief that girls and women are somehow inferior to boys and men. Child marriage is a complex issue. Poverty, lack of education, cultural practices, and.

Child marriages are scandalously common in Yemen. According to Human Rights Watch figures from14% of girls are married by the time they and more than 50% before the age of Author: Nabila Ramdani. Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and E.V. Ramasamy Periyar paved the way for social reform.

In India, the first movement of marital rights of women centered on three major problems, child marriage, enforced widowhood, and property rights of women. The Dowry Prohibition Act was enacted to curb the dowry menace. It applies to all Cited by: India at a Glance. The Republic of India is a country in South Asia that has 29 states, it’s capital state being New Delhi.

It has six bordering countries including Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and has a lot of diversity in customs, traditions, and languages of which Hindi is the most used.

India was able to cut child marriage rates by up to two-thirds by by providing more educational opportunities to girls and young women, according to the Chicago Tribune. Girls who are able to complete primary school tended to marry later and have fewer : Sheri Stritof.

Marrying before age 18 is harmful and should be banned with no exceptions. UNICEF is activating constituents in key states, spreading the word that child marriage is a violation of child rights.The gauna practiced still in rural areas of northern regions of India was in his mind while explaining the marriage.

The instability of the eighteenth century had, however, created more anxiety among the parents and it accelerated child marriage at a faster rate. In this way, a good half of the society was locked up in the four walls of houses. Victory Against Child Marriage in Tanzania. Senior Researcher, Women's Rights Division.

J Dispatches. Massachusetts State Senate Votes to Ban Child Marriage. Schuette Fellow, Global.