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Patterns of Marriage Dissolution in India

Data from the Census and District Level Household Survey-3 (2007–08) are used in this paper. The factors of marriage dissolution in India and its regions are investigated using multivariate hazard analysis. The results show that dissolution rates are higher in North-east, South, and West India than in other regions. The risk of marriage dissolution is twice as high for women in urban areas than rural, and higher among the poor than the non-poor, and among the childless than among women with at least one child.

Rights of Second Wives

The Bombay High Court's judgment that second wives can claim retirement benefits of the deceased husband is a step in the right direction. What role do informal justice systems, which focus on restorative justice, play in protecting the rights of second wives?

Freedom of Religion

spouse was a Christian of another sect or Freedom of Religion Jewish or a Muslim. So it essentially VASUDHA DHAGAMWAR TN Madan
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