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One-third of world’s child brides from India: UNICEF

In Human Rights, India, Women's Issues on October 6, 2009 at 7:11 am

(Reuters) Nearly 25 million women in India were married in the year 2007 by the age of 18, said the report released Tuesday, which noted that children in India, Nepal and Pakistan may be engaged or even married before they turned 10.

In other damming statistics India accounts for a fifth of all newborn deaths said a report from Save The Children

“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer


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