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Early Marriage, Adolescent Pregnancies, and Patriarchy in India

By Jagriti Gangopadhyay
Unless sons and daughters both receive equal access and opportunities within the household, patriarchal structures will continue adolescent girls into marriage. With constant debates around equal pay, inclusive work environment for women, rise of single mothers, the Government of India should pay serious attention to adolescent pregnancy rates in India.