ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Interrogating the Drive against Child Marriage in Assam

The Assam government’s approach towards tackling child marriage is examined. While the government is utilising the Child Marriage Act, 2006 and the POCSO Act, 2012, these legal measures lack soundness and are insufficient in addressing the root causes of the problem. This gap in the legislation fails to address the unique challenges contributed by the socio-economic and cultural factors.

Developmental Projects in Odisha

Resisting Dispossession: The Odisha Story by Ranjana Padhi and Nigamananda Sadangi, Delhi: Aakar Books, 2020; pp x + 311, 695.

 

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