Changes in Age at Marriage of Women in Rural North India

Journal of Biosocial Science 24 (1):123-130 (1992)

There has been a dramatic increase in age at marriage for women in a rural area of north India. Age at marriage rose from under 12 years before 1930 to about 19 years in 1988, mainly as a result of socioeconomic development and advances in education of women
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