Case in Supreme Court: Can an underage Muslim girl marry after attaining puberty?

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection of vulnerable sections   Source: TH  Direction: The article discusses the issue of the age of marriage in India and the challenges as the legal age of marriage is not uniform across communities.    Context: The SC agreed to examine whether girls as …

Laws without wide societal support often fail to deliver even when enacted for the larger public good. Is raising marriage age an apt enough measure to ensure welfare of the girl child? Critically examine.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 1. Laws without wide societal support often fail to deliver even when enacted for the larger public good. Is raising marriage age an apt enough measure to ensure welfare of the girl child? Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Government …