Child marriage falls by 50% in India

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  1. Mad Indian

    Mad Indian Proud Bigot Veteran Member Senior Member

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    Nearly 50% fall in brides married below 18 - The Times of India



    Great news for India guys... Cheerios............
     
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    Should help slow the birth rate...
     
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    wow really a great news...i hope we also bring down those girl child abortion numbers...although i dont think GOI is doing anything significant to stop this..
     
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    One cause of concern though is Kerala, which has a shameful rise of 50% in child marriage.
    This news was given in news paper but its not given in the online version it seems.
     
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    Is this true? Isn't Kerala a universally literate state with very high HDI? Shocking if true!
     
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    ya its true!! It was in Times of India chennai edition dated 10-2-2011, on the first page!!
     

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