Child marriages were very common in ancient India. Although child marriages were
mostly common among the poor in India, some of the rich people also followed this
custom. The child marriage tradition was brought to India in the medieval age by the
Delhi Sultans who were...
Child marriage is India is an important human rights violation because many girls are suffering throughout their marriage. Girls’ ages 3-18 marry older men ages 30-80. Parents send their daughters to get married because they need...
Child labour refers to the employment of children at regular and sustained labour. This practice is considered exploitative by many international organizations and is illegal in many countries. Child labour was utilized to varying extents through most of history, but entered public dispute with the advent...
Child Marriage in India
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To be defined at length in a later section, child marriage is most simply, for our
purposes, a marriage in which the wife is below the age of eighteen at the...
Child marriage in India, is it ethical?
Child marriage, do the poor parents of these children have a choice?
47% of the girls in India get married below the age of 18. To prevent this, maybe, the laws could be altered...
Child marriage is defined as a formal marriage or union before the age of eighteen Child marriage is a very common issue around the world. However, it is most common in the country of India. Nearly one third of the child brides in the world live in India. This practice began in medieval India when the...
issues in India and Trinidad .
Gender issues in India
1) Female Infanticide and female feticide:
Female Infanticide is the abortion or killing of a baby because of the female gender .This can either happen by abortion or within the first few years of birth .The murdering of the female child is carried...
Early marriage refers to any marriage before the legal age of marriage which may differ from country to country. The legal age of marriage differs by sex, for example, in some countries in Africa it is 18 for males and only 15 for females. Forced early marriages are known to cause reproductive health...
India urged to end child marriages
Thursday, October 11, 2012, 19:30
New Delhi: Observing that more than 40 percent of the child marriages in the world occur in India, the heads of four UN agencies in India on Thursday called upon the government to pay urgent attention to this and work toward...
Child marriage is a common practice in many countries around the world, however it is especially prevalent in India, where more than one third of all child brides live.  According to UNICEF, 47% of girls are married by 18 years of age, and 18% are married by 15 years of age.  These marriages...
Child Marriage: Why is the Act Performed Throughout Countries Around the World?
According to the International Center for Research on Women, “if present child marriage trends continue, more than 142 million girls worldwide will be forced to marry adult men during the next decade-the equivalent...
000 young people in India have been done to death every year owing to 'Honour Killings' linked to forced marriages and the country needs to introduce stringent legislation to deal firmly with the heinous crime, two legal experts have claimed.
Participating in International Child Abduction, Relocation...
The State of Child Welfare in India
Child welfare is often a topic that is over looked or rarely talked about on a world stage. We have all heard about big cases of child sex trafficking, forced marriages, and even children being used in criminal activities but by and large child welfare issues are...
both fortunate and unfortunate there are people who are asked to be arranged. In my own experience I understand that my family in India have all been arranged and their marriages are going very well. After coming to America I believe that many aspects of my parents reasoning have changed due to cultural...
Child marriage limits young girls’ skills, resources, knowledge, social support, mobility and autonomy. Young married girls have little power in relation to their husbands and in-laws. They are therefore extremely vulnerable to domestic violence, abuse and abandonment. Violence may...
lot of women in India. They enjoy perfect equality with men. They have all the rights and privileges possessed by the males.
Our Constitution guarantees them all those rights, freedom, and privileges enjoyed by the male. Consequently, they now feel emancipated and free. The women of India, who form almost...
The Child’s Responsibilities |
Uncovering the Challenges of a Young Bride in India |
Arranged marriages are still traditionally performed in many foreign countries. Most people who do not believe in this tradition find it hard to understand how another person could be the determinate...
Solutions to End Child Marriage
WHAT THE EVIDENCE SHOWS
ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON WOMEN (ICRW)
For 35 years, ICRW has worked to empower women, advance gender
equality and fight poverty in the developing world...
"Women exist to bring up our children and keep us from sin."1 This is the view of women in both Hinduism and Judaism. Hinduism was formed in India around 1,500 BCE and is a mixture of Aryan and Dravidian beliefs. Hinduism is characterized by the belief in reincarnation, its polytheistic nature...
Child Brides in India
In many societies, marriage is a celebrated institution commemorating the union between two consenting adults and the beginning of their lives together. However, this experience and celebration is different for the millions of girls around...
pathetic. The various religions practised in India as well as the personal laws based on them consigned women to a status inferior to that of men. Polygamy, sati , ban on widow remarriage, no education for female child, female infanticide, child marriages were some of the evils that had vice—like grip...
continued to be far from satisfactory in our
country too. Early nineteenth century saw the emergence of various socio-religious
reform movements in India. In the social sphere, there were movements of caste reform
or caste abolition, equal rights for women, and a crusade, against social and legal
individual is expected to play. Transition refers to a passage from one stage of development to another. The adolescent during transition is neither a child nor on adult.
Adolescents in transition
Adolescence is a period of physical, psychological and social maturity from childhood to adulthood extended...
Female Feticide in India
Sheth L.U.J and Sir M.V. College of Arts, Science and Commerce.
Sr. | Topic |
1. | Introduction |
2. | Meaning |
3. | Cases |
4. | Current Situations |
5. | According to Census |
6. | Female Infanticide |
7. | Female Foeticide and Indians...
husbands’ duties. She is his other half. The life and soul of her husband is entrusted to her and he cannot perform religious activities without her. Marriage is the balance of life and a man is not complete until he marries. Women as mothers, are seen as the keepers of the future of the human race and are...
importance to marriages, and the ceremonies are very colourful and extend for several days. Also, outside the participants' home is decorated with balloons and other decorations.
In India, where most Hindus live, the laws relating to marriage differ by religion. According to the Hindu Marriage Act of 1955...
Early Marriage in South Asia
A DISCUSSION PAPER
THE PREVALENCE OF EARLY MARRIAGE 3
CAUSES OF EARLY MARRIAGE 5
CONSEQUENCES OF EARLY MARRIAGE 8
RESPONSES TO EARLY MARRIAGE OF CHILDREN 16
Early marriage affects...
Essay on Child Marriage in India (700 Words)
Essay on Child Marriage in India
Child marriage means that two children are forced to marry each other
with the consent of the two families. The children are forced into the
institution of marriage without knowing...
estimated to work in the worst forms of child labour” As citizens of New Zealand in which the environment has a minimal percentage of child exploitation we often ask ourselves what are these forms of child exploitation, when did this take place and does exploitation of child labour affect you?
In our modern western world arranged marriages seems so foreign and ancient. We have seen movies such as fiddler on the roof containing match makers, and to so many Catholics living in Canada it seems so strange and far fetched. However, arranged marriages are still very...