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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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After India gained independence, this law went through a series of amendments with the most prominent one occurring in 1978 when the marriageable age was fixed at 21 for boys and 18 for girls but these laws did not deter Indians from child marriages.
It is very important for the people who attained marriageable age to go through scanning to determine whether they are carrying the gene.
June 10, 2016 (JUBA) - Members of parliament in the newly created Aweil East state, one of the controversial proposed 28 states in South Sudan, have approved a new constitution that restricts marriageable age in the state.
Despite having reached marriageable age, Antonia Barclay wants nothing to do with matrimony, much to the despair of her highborn family.
by Times News Service As per Indian law, the marriageable age of a girl is 18 years.
SINGLE chaps of a marriageable age should take care today.
Kate Okoli and is the Chief Executive of the nonprofit called The Beautiful Mind Foundation--an organization birthed out of a passionate need to give single mothers and their children a voice, while at the same time encouraging young people of marriageable age to desire healthy relationships free from any kind of abuse within their community.
This study was conducted to determine the perspective of university students on marriageable age in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Education clearly improves the economic prospects of men and women, making them more marriageable.
She highlighted that an amendment to increase the minimum marriageable age for girls to 18 years is under active consideration with the objective to reduce child mortality and improve motherchild health.
Marriageable age (age of marriage) is the age at which a person is allowed by law to marry.
Noting that Iran has a marriageable population of around 11 million, he said that, "with the help of this site, we could have 100,000 marriages with a correct method, and the problem of marriage for young people would be partly solved.