Social Issues Rajasthan

Domestic Violence against Women

Domestic Violence Against Women RAS Mains (1)

Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence (IPV) as it is sometimes called, is a worldwide problem. Domestic violence against women is endemic in India.  According to a former Union minister for Women and Child Development, around 70% of women in India are victims of domestic violence.  What Constitutes as Domestic Violence against Woment Domestic violence …

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Intra-State Migration in Rajasthan

Intra-State Migration in Rajasthan

According to the Census 2011 report on migration, Rajasthan’s 28% of the 6,85,00,000 population was found to be residing in a district different from their birthplace in Rajasthan. The report on migration states that the sole reason for the staggering 66% of the total intra-state migration was marriage. Reasons for Intra-State Migration: The report revealed …

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Child Marriage in Rajasthan

Child Marriage in Rajasthan Social Issue RAS Mains 2018

India continues to struggle when it comes to social evil of child marriage. Our country is home to the largest number of child brides, accounting for one-third of the global distribution of child brides. A new report ‘Factsheet Child Marriages 2019’ released by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) state that although child …

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Silicosis problem in Rajasthan

Silicosis Problem in Rajasthan

Rajasthan has a high number of mine workers, with more than 1.65 million families working at stone quarries and mines for meagre wages. Majority of these workers are exposed to multiple occupational health hazard, however, silicosis, an irreversible lung disease, caused by inhaling silica dust, has acquired epidemic proportions.   Additionally, There is no cure for this disease. For …

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