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Correlates of age at marriage in India

Srivastava, Jagdish Narain

Correlates of age at marriage in India

with special reference to literacy status

by Srivastava, Jagdish Narain

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Published by Population Research Centre, Dept. of Economics, Lucknow University in Lucknow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.N. Srivastava.
SeriesSeries "C", Analytical report ;, no. 33, Series C--Analytical report (Lucknow University. Population Research Centre) ;, no. 33.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 87/60154 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination57 leaves
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2513646M
LC Control Number87906902

  In India, Marriage is not only between two person but between 2 families. I have some negative views about it, sorry for that. But there are three type of marriage in India. 1. ARRANGE MARRIAGE: If this case age is inversely proportion to pressure. Arranged Marriage Books Showing of 4, Bound by Honor (Born in Blood Mafia Chronicles, #1) by. Cora Reilly (Goodreads Author) (shelved times as arranged-marriage) avg rating — 29, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

National Family Health Survey III documented that even among recent cohorts of women aged 18–29, 52% of the women were married by age 18 in Uttar Pradesh; corresponding proportions were 25% in Tamil Nadu and 17% in Kerala (International Institute for Cited by: Marriages have survived defying all the above mentioned factors. Also, some marriages have failed even if they conformed to the age old notions of a perfect marriage. So in the end it all depends upon how the two people involved take it and handle the issues arising out of age difference.

Arranged marriages vary widely by region and community across the Indian subcontinent. The marriage process usually begin with a realization in the family that a child is old enough to marry. For a girl, it is during her graduation or early twenties; for a boy, it is after he . As for socioeconomic correlates, the study confirms the inverse association between consanguineous marriages and women's education and occupation, age at marriage and economic status.


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Least Age at Marriage as 12 years, which is the lowest in entire India. According to the Population Council of India child marriage continues to be rampant in India with nearly one-fifth of Indian women being married off before turning 15 and around 50 per cent before reaching the legal marriageable age.

Child marriage is another blessing of the medieval age and it was born from the same compulsions that perpetuated sati. Child marriage was not prevalent in ancient India. Svayam vara can be translated as self selection of one's husband svayam self vara husband.

In today’s times, marriage laws are well defined for every religion and these are to be practiced very strictly. The Hindu Marriage Act of It is illegal for a man to have more than one wife. Islam is another religion followed by a large number of people in India and it also has its own set of laws.

Though the minimum legal age of marriage is 18 years for girls and 21 years for boys in India, still many girls are married before the age of 18 years. It’s hard to generalise, and I hope people don’t think my book is representative of all of India, or even marriage in Mumbai.

But from what I found, and anecdotally, a lot of the changes were. Efforts to raise the age of marriage in India during the s might arguably have led to a similar coalition— another convergence between feminist and population control interests inside India.

Feminists had, after all, historically pushed hard on the question of child marriage, and women' s organizations played a significant role in Author: Rajani Bhatia, Ashwini Tambe. average age at marriage for age cohorts born between and in most regions, as well as little change in the incidence of child marriage.

Focusing primarily on Benin, Colombia, India and Turkey, Jenson and Thornton noted strong correla-tions between a woman’s age at marriage and the level of education she achieves, the age at which.

Dipti’s reticence echoes the study’s findings about Indian youth’s attitudes about dating and marriage. Of those married, 84 percent had an arranged marriage, and 53 percent of respondents. Change in the form of marriage refers to change from polygyny to monogamy and change in age of marriage points out change from pre-puberty marriages to post-puberty marriages.

The re­maining three changes may be examined by analysing marriage legislation. Marriage Legislation: The laws enacted in India relate to: (i) Age at marriage.

Process of Arranged Marriage Arranged marriages in India are long drawn out processes, where finalizing the perfect match may take months and even years. In typical arranged marriages, the parents decide every facet of the process and the prospective bride and groom just show up at the prearranged date of marriage.

related to Indian marriages. Indian personal laws are strongly applied even in the case of marital discord outside India. l Learn about the Domestic Violence law that has been passed by the legislature. l If for any valid reason, one spouse wants to come out of marriage. - Prohibition of Child Marriage Act states that a girl in India can’t marry before the age of 18, and a boy before - According to UNICEF, 47% of girls are married by 18 years of age, and 18%.

In Mangalore, India, the mean age at marriage was found to be significantly lower among women married consanguineously. In the latest demographic survey (TDHS) in Turkey, it was seen that women in consanguineous unions were more likely both to be married and to start childbearing at an earlier age Cited by: 2.

Based on true story Passed out of engg at 22 Goes for MBA at 26 from the best b school Passed out at 28 1 year to understand the career and know if I am stable— 29 Enters matrimony for arranged marriage, no gf, shy, hard-working, middle class gu.

Child marriage is still practiced in many countries but its prevalence in India is alarming. Although child marriage has been made illegal in the Indian law, the country is home to more than one-third of the child brides in the world.

According to UNICEF, 47% of girls are married by 18 years of age, and 18% are married by 15 years of marriages are often performed without the consent.

As the average age at marriage increases and more people fall into a later-age-at-marriage category, renewed investigation of the effects of marital timing are clearly warranted.

Child marriage in India, according to the Indian law, is a marriage where either the woman is below age 18 or the man is below age Most child marriages involve underage women, many of whom are in poor socio-economic conditions. Child marriages are prevalent in India. Estimates vary widely between sources as to the extent and scale of child marriages.

The profile mainly describes those women ( years of age) in India who are currently married for more than 5 years, currently not pregnant, having no terminated pregnancy and never used contraceptives. Most of the women have age at first marriage below 18 years of by: For most people in India, marriage is a one-time event in life, which sanctified and glorified with much social approval.

Marriage is a social necessity; marrying children is the primary responsibility of parents in India. Daughters should be married as soon they become young in early twenties and sons married as soon as they start earning.

From the Right to Residence, to the Right to a Committed Relationship, here are six rights wives in India are entitled to. “O nce married, a woman should only leave her in-laws’ house when she is taken for her final rites.” This cliched line is often used in daily soaps and movies to denote the unwavering loyalty and devotion an Indian woman is expected to show her husband and her in-laws.

The legal age of marriage for women in India is 18 years, while for men it is 21 years and the mean age of marriage moving upwards could mean a favourable shift since 33% of women were less than Despite the existence, sinceof legislation banning it, child marriage continues to be a social reality today.

This book provides a thought-provoking analysis of the reasons why such marriages, which effectively deprive children of their childhood, in particular the girl child, are allowed to take by: Take a browse through these 11 Indian books by authors that all literature fans ought to read at least once in their : Sridevi Nambiar.