International Journal of Home Science
2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 1, PART A
Factors associated with the practice of child marriage among rural women
Author(s): Rekha M Sangal and Manjula Patil
The present study was designed to know the factors associated with the practice of child marriage among rural women. A total of 106 respondents married at the early age selected from six villages of Dharwad taluk formed the population for the study. Self structured general information schedule and socio economic status scale were used to interview the respondents. The respondents were selected through snowball sampling method. It was found that, women’s age at marriage varied by type of marriage, education level and occupation of the parents, caste, religion, type of family, size of family and family status. Girls access to education and information on reproductive health should be emphasizes and providing them with basic life skills to enable them to avoid child marriage.
How to cite this article:
Rekha M Sangal and Manjula Patil. Factors associated with the practice of child marriage among rural women. International Journal of Home Science. 2018; 4(1): 28-32.