Age of Marriage vis-à-vis Age of Motherhood in India

History of the legal age of marriage In India, marriage as an institution plays a major role in the development of an individual. Marriage is considered to be a sacred ceremony in some religions, and a spiritual contract in other religions. After independence, the Indian Constitution laid down in its preamble the core principle of secularism. AsContinue reading “Age of Marriage vis-à-vis Age of Motherhood in India”

Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy

Playing with dolls is something most of us have done growing up. Child marriage was nowhere in our minds. We revelled in our games: to set up our own world of imagination and to have our dolls play the characters we want to. We name the dolls, we make them have doll marriages, have themContinue reading “Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy”