Afternoon D & C Dedicated To Mumbai
Home > Letters > Child marriage sadly exists

Child marriage sadly exists

Friday, May 25, 2018

Child marriage is  legal rape. Victims of child marriage are robbed of their childhood as well as their youth. How can a girl’s future become secure if she gets married to a man who is four times her age? Only their parents' future will be secured with the amount of money the man and his family pays in return for the girl. This heinous crime cannot be termed as marriage. It is simply selling off the girl child. The man will molest her at a tender age and at the same time he will kiss death pretty soon. The girl will end up being so horrified with the custom of marriage. A whole future filled with frustration and anger will result thereby. The sad news is that the institution of child marriage is still present in India in a number of villages and districts. Though the government has taken strict action and child marriage has been declared illegal, this practice of child marriage is still prevalent in India today.
Jubel D’Cruz, Mumbai

COMMENTS
No Comments Posted
POST YOUR COMMENTS
Name:  
 
Email:    
Comments:
 
 
Diary
A vegetable seller in Kandivali's Thakur Village
We noticed some posts on social media from ...
India’s cricket ex-skipper and team manager Ajit
I am a female of 24 yrs. I have been married for
Dr. Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D. (Bom)
Consulting Sex Therapist & Counsellor
Dr. (Mrs.) Minnu R. Bhonsle, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Astrology
Select Sun sign:
 
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)The ruling emotion today will be passion. You will feel like chatting with your beloved the whole day. However, you will incur expenses and Ganesha advises you to remain balanced. But if you have decided already to go the whole hog, make fully sure you are in the right trappings. You will thereby experience love and warmth for one and all.
- Advertising -
Amid ongoing controversy over the back series GDP
India's current account deficit is expected to wi
Trade talks between China and the US, movement of
Read More