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  • Girl child’s wedding

    Girl child’s wedding

    In such a cataclysmic situation, many distraught families in a state of utter helplessness, are likely to marry off their minor daughters, the 'perceived burden', just as a 'survival mechanism', as 'poverty is a known driver of child marriages'. For many families, it may be a way of reducing the number of children to support or paying a lesser amount of dowry and doing it during the period of containment, is a means to make the affair less expensive and concealed.

    July 19, 2020