The persistence of child marriages in India1 min read . Updated: 12 Feb 2020, 10:52 PM IST
While cultural factors still play a role in child marriages, poverty and lack of education exacerbates it, suggests research
Mumbai: Greater awareness and stronger laws have meant that India has come a long way in tackling child marriage. However, despite the improvement, child marriage still persists partly because the economic status and education levels of women are major determinants of when a girl marries, suggests research.
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