October 26, 2020

The Economics of India’s High Prevalence of Child Brides

Rapid economic growth and education must fight this fallout of poverty and a preference for male children

Shruti Rajagopalan

Senior Research Fellow, Indian Political Economy and Emergent Ventures India

India is considering raising the minimum legal marriage age for women from 18 to 21, but this isn't a problem that can be solved by passing a law. Read more at Mint