An Analysis of Child Marriage Laws and its Application in the Society

  • Shusmita Kumari
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  • Shusmita Kumari

    Assistant Professor at SNBP Law College, Pune, India

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The paper elucidates on child marriage a social evil practice which needs transformation. Author expresses the concerns and challenges which different state as well as country as a whole have been witnessing, with the view to transform such social practice in the country. Further it explains about the situation in Rajasthan as well as the state of Karnataka on its new legislation on child marriage. With the help of different statistic and with the help of several surveys the author has summed up the condition of child marriages in India with special reference to the states where the numbers have increased. The author makes an effort to make a concluding report on the law and social transformation on child marriage. Moreover, the author attempts to examine the cause and have suggested guidelines which can cure such menace. New development on child marriage of not only girls but boys have also been the victim of child marriage. With this view the researcher attempts to make a generalization on the topic of child marriage and attempts to understand the present situation of child marriage how to overcome such customs which are continuing since years.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 900 - 910


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