Why Child Marriage Should Be Declared Void

Why Child Marriage Should Be Declared Void

One cannot continue to raise the twentieth-century objections in the twenty-first century for not declaring child marriage void. It is necessary that to create a jurisprudentially sound situation; an act which is an offence should be illegal. If the law declares child marriages void, the parents would be compelled to think twice before arranging the

Legal Discourse on Age of Child Marriage

Legal Discourse on Age of Child Marriage

A young girl does not have much understanding of what is happening in her life when she is married off. A major decision about her life is taken by the older members in the family on her behalf. Neither is she able to express her wishes nor is her opinion asked for.

Child marriage

Child marriage deprives the childhood

Child marriage of girls is a comparatively neglected social problem in India and is seldom given attention by policy makers, law interpreters, law enforcement machinery, and academicians. Recently, a few non-governmental organizations have started addressing the issue more seriously. Some efforts are being made by the National Commission for Women and the National Commission for