Social Issues

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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Child Labour in Rajasthan

Child Labour in Rajasthan (1)

Child labour is the practice of engaging children in economic activity, on part-time or full-time basis. Child labour actually makes poverty worse and also deprives children of education, resulting in poverty passing down from generation to generation. The problem of child labour in Rajasthan is no different from the country with Rajasthan accounting for nearly …

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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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