Child marriages in India on the rise: Report

  |   India News

12 million child marriages were recorded in India in 2001-11; 5 million victims were girls and 7 million were boys revealed a report.

The survey identified 70 districts across 13 states where an increased number of child marriages were recorded.

The report was jointly prepared by National Commission of the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and child rights NGO Young Lives.

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