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Government may soon revise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21

India plans to revise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21. The government has set up a ten-member task force, headed by former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly, who will submit a report by July 31. Correlation of age for marriage and motherhood, health implications, maternal mortality rate, and other factors will be taken into consideration.

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 11:19 AM / by Masumi Shah

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