A STUDY ON MARRIED GIRL STUDENTS IN SALEM, TAMIL NADUJournal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT : IJRHAL) (Vol.2, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2014-01-31
Authors : C. GOBALAKRISHNAN; K. SHUNMAPRIYA;
Page : 29-32
Keywords : Early Marriage; Married Girl Students and Factors Influencing;
Marriage is a universal phenomenon. Every nation has its own legal age for male and female to conduct the marriage. The legal marital age prohibits the conduction of the child marriage. In India 47 percent of women aged 20-24 years are married before the legal age of 18 years. In some parts of India, the married girls are continuing their studies even after the marriage. The mean age at marriage for the respondents works out to 19.73 years whereas for their husbands it works out to 28.15 years. The present paper analyzes the factors which are force them to marry early.
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