Bill to raise women’s legal age of marriage to 21
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- The Union Government next week is going to introduce The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021
- The bill will amend The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006.
- The bill seeks to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years and bring it at par with men.
The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 / Sharda Act
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