Working paper icon

Working paper : Other

Child marriage and early child-bearing in India: risk factors and policy implications

Abstract:

Prevalence rates of child marriage and early child-bearing have been declining across India over the past two decades, but absolute numbers remain high. The paper uses data collected from 3,000 children over 15 years in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, to provide an evidence base from which to strengthen policy and programming in this area.

An ecological life-course framework is used to explore the causes of child marriage and early child-bearing and the factors which help to prevent ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Not peer reviewed

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Volume:
Policy Paper 10
Series:
Young Lives
Host title:
Young Lives
Publication date:
2016-09-01
Source identifiers:
648557
Paper number:
Policy Paper 10
Keywords:
Subtype:
other
Pubs id:
pubs:648557
UUID:
uuid:39b51ffd-8da4-4a4b-9575-9c73d50f730a
Local pid:
pubs:648557
Deposit date:
2016-10-10

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP