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Despite Anti-Child Marriage Law, India Home To One In Three Child Brides Globally

Inter Press Service: India: Home to One in Three Child Brides
“…A recent United Nations report entitled ‘Ending Child Marriage — Progress and Prospects’ found that, despite the existence of a stringent anti-child marriage law, India ranks sixth among countries with the highest prevalence of child marriages across the globe…” (Lal, 8/20).

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